FACTSHEET: Hawthorn Group,
The Hawthorn Group is an international public affairs firm that applies a grassroots, campaign oriented approach to corporate public relations.
The Hawthorn Group's clients include the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE). "During the campaign a subcontracted PR firm, Bonner and Associates, forged letters from minority groups and sent them to Representative Tom Perriello (D-VA), asking him to oppose climate legislation. ACCCE members include American Electric Power , Caterpillar, GE and Union Pacific Railroad."