Best and Worst of 2009: The Good, the Bad, the Crazy Lobbying Efforts (Slideshow)

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From hot air balloon protests to forged letters to global calls to climate action to, yes, so-called ClimateGate, 2009 was a spectacle quite unlike anything we've seen before for lobbyists in the energy industry. Between a global climate summit in Copenhagen, the massive U.S. stimulus bill early on, and the clean energy reform movement, they certainly had their hands full. Here's a quick and wild trip through the year in green and anti-green lobbying efforts.

Lobbying Efforts Slideshow

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