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2010 Energy Proxy Chart

Shareholders are taking the lead in pushing energy companies and their financial backers to pursue a cleaner energy future. If you own stock in one of the companies listed below, be sure to vote your proxies in favor of cleaner energy.

(For linked companies, click through to our Responsible Shopper to learn more about the company's record on social and environmental issues. Thanks to AFL-CIO, As You Sow, Ceres, and ICCR for assistance in compiling these charts.)

COMPANY SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION DATE
     
CMS Energy Report on efforts to reduce environmental and health hazards associated with coal ash and how those efforts may reduce risks. MAY 21
Dynegy Set greenhouse gas reduction goals MAY 21
ExxonMobil Report on the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing operations used in natural gas drilling, and on potential policies to reduce or eliminate hazards to air, water, and soil quality MAY 26
Massey

1) Adopt quantitative goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from products and operations.

2) Report on progress in implementing water-sustainability reforms required under the company's EPA settlement

MAY 19
Southern Companies

1) Set greenhouse gas reduction goals.

2) Report on efforts to reduce environmental and health hazards associated with coal ash and how those efforts may reduce risks.

MAY 26
Ultra Petroleum Report on the environmental impacts of the company's hydraulic fracturing operations used in natural gas drilling, and take measures to reduce or eliminate hazards to air, water, and soil quality. JUNE 14

 

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