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Two Michigan state legislators call on state officials to step up investigations into possible...

Two Michigan state legislators call on state officials to step up investigations into possible collusion between Chesapeake (CHK) and Encana (ECA). Emails appeared to show top execs discussing how to avoid bidding against each other in a 2010 public land auction in Michigan and in prospective land deals involving at least nine private landowners in the state.
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  • The AG in Michigan is a Republican. Republicans do not investigate Aubrey. He is simply too big of a donor.
    24 Jul 2012, 10:17 AM Reply Like
  • Agree completely. In addition to party affiliation, AM is married into the powerful Upton (Whirlpool) family. I would have to double check, but I believe his brother-in-law is U.S. Representative red Upton.
    25 Jul 2012, 06:56 AM Reply Like
  • OK. AM's wife is Upton's first cousin, but they are thick as thieves. When you come across references to Whirlpool in CHK filings, that's why. Rep. Upton is also Chair of a key energy committee and a CHK investor in the past.

     

    http://bit.ly/N1OcDQ
    25 Jul 2012, 07:03 AM Reply Like
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