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Today, the League of Conservation Voters named Virginia Senate candidate George Allen to its 2012 "Dirty Dozen" list. This is Allen’s third appearance on the list having been named in 2000 and 2006. Coinciding with the announcement, LCV launched a web video alerting Virginia voters to Allen’s campaign cash from Big Oil and his extensive record voting for special tax breaks to oil companies and against environmental protections. Check it out:

Here's more on Allen’s Big Oil record:

•    Allen earned an abysmal 1% LCV lifetime score during his time in the Senate. [LCV National Environmental Scorecard]
•    Over the course of his political career, Allen has taken $472,397 from the oil and gas industry, and when he left the Senate in 2006, he ranked second in Congress for campaign contributions from the energy sector.  [Center for Responsive Politics]
•    In 2009, Allen became the head of the American Energy Freedom Center, a special interest group funded by oil companies, Koch Industries and other dirty energy companies.  [New York Times, 6/2/09; The Guardian, 5/13/09]
•    Allen consistently voted to protect tax incentives and loopholes for oil and gas companies while in office. [HR4520, Senate Vote 211, 10/11/04; S2020, Senate Vote 332, 11/17/05; HR4297,Senate Vote 118, 5/11/06]

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