Scott Walker in Oklahoma: End US ban on crude oil exports
Wisconsin State Journal
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — In one of the top oil-producing states in the country, Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called to end the U.S. ban on crude oil exports.
On domestic energy, Walker supports fracking and had previously supported building an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin to create jobs. Mining company Gogebic Taconite, which donated $700,000 to Wisconsin Club for Growth, a supporter of Walker during his 2012 recall election, had planned to build a massive mine in that area but recently decided it was unfeasible to do so.
Walker was accused earlier this year of flipping his position on ethanol. He said in March at the Iowa Ag Summit that he was opposed to federal ethanol mandates, but would keep them in place for farmers for now. In 2006 he called for an end to mandates, but Walke
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