Peabody Energy earlier lobbying disclosure details
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Peabody Energy Lobbying in 2009
According to an official disclosure report filed with the House clerk's office, Peabody Energy spent $820,000 on lobbying expenses in the first quarter of 2009. During the period from January to March, the company lobbied on coal, mine safety, energy tax credits, and global warming issues. Christopher Leahy, a former policy coordinator for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Ursula Wojciechowski, a former staff member of several House subcomittees, were among those registered as Peabody lobbyists.
Peabody Energy Lobbyists in 2008
In May 2008, Peabody disclosed that it had spent almost $1.3 million in the first quarter of the year to lobby Congress on coal-related legislation, including coal-to-liquid fuels, global warming, tax credits, and other issues.
The Center for Public Integrity lists Peabody Energy's 2008 lobbyists, based on public disclosure documents, as being
- Holland & Hart LLP which was paid $120,000 in 2008;
- Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston which was paid $80,000 in 2008;
- Richard F. Hohlt who was paid $16,000 in 2008;
- Stinson Morrison Hecker which was paid $360,000 in 2008;
- Gephardt Group, LLC which was paid $480,000 in 2008;
- Dickstein Shapiro LLP which was paid $770,000 in 2008;
- Crowell & Moring LLP which was paid $50,000 in 2008.