Chevron’s top executive said the company would vet the shoot down of proposals to spend less on political maneuvering and more on environmental issues. Chevron stockholders voted on 13 items , with just under half of them tied in part to political or environmental issues. More than 70 percent of the shareholders voted against reports on lobbying and nearly all of them voted against an end to using corporate funds for political purposes. On environmental issues, 91 percent voted against a proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions and 80 percent voted against a move to consider an independent director with environmental expertise. “The board will consider the final voting results carefully,” Chairman John Watson said in a statement. Chevron has pressed for expanded options for exports of natural gas produced from domestic U.S. resources. A special permit is required to send liquefied […]