From E&E News:

Eli Lehrer, who headed the insurance group for Heartland, said he left because the billboard was a step too far. He founded the R Street Institute and is still on good terms with some of his former colleagues. Still, he questions whether Heartland is a major player in Washington policy, even if some of its more aggressive tactics play well with the Trump administration.

“Whatever influence Heartland has, it is not some enormous boogeyman,” Lehrer said. “Its budget is absolutely dwarfed by any sizable environmental organization you can name.”

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