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Indymedia.ie: Disgraced ex-US Interior Secretary, Gayle Norton, to Work for Shell

By Richard Murphy

” … after her department was linked to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff”

A few months after her resignation from the Bush administration when her department was linked to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff , former US Interior Secretary Gayle Norton has taken a new job with Royal Dutch Shell.

Once held in contempt of court, Norton will serve as a key legal advisor to Shell’s operations on public lands in the western United States. Norton’s Interior Department routinely dealt with Shell on issues including drilling in environmentally sensitive areas.

Published Thursday December 28, 2006

Related Link: http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/12/28/1449201
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democracynow.org: Ex-Interior Secretary to Work for Shell

Back in the United States, months after her resignation from Bush administration, former Interior Secretary Gayle Norton has taken a new job with the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell. Norton resigned in March shortly after her department was linked to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

She will serve as a key legal advisor to Shell’s operations on public lands in the western United States. Norton’s Interior Department routinely dealt with Shell on issues including drilling in environmentally sensitive areas.

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1 Comment on “Indymedia.ie: Disgraced ex-US Interior Secretary, Gayle Norton, to Work for Shell”

  1. #1 tim pellett
    on Jan 3rd, 2007 at 14:32

    The new word in canada for big oil is gastards

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