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Asbestos Industry Covered Up Danger for Decades, and Evades Responsibility Today

Alex Formuzis | Posted 06.06.2016 | Home
Alex Formuzis

The asbestos industry was well aware that asbestos was deadly. Yet, the companies that mined asbestos, and those that exposed workers, military personnel and consumers to it, and their insurers kept what they knew secret for decades -- endangering hundreds of thousands of Americans; many of whom perished as a result.

Louisiana legislators are so backwards THESE five bills actually exist

Justin Nobel | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Justin Nobel

Outrageous, almost sounds like a joke, but the practice of building schools on hazardous waste dumps occurs regularly in Louisiana. In 1942, New Orl...

Toxic Influence: How a Chemical Industry Trade Group You've Never Heard of Threatens Your Health

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
Elliott Negin

The ACC has been doing a lot more than just posting disinformation on the Internet. Along with Koch Industries -- owner of Georgia-Pacific, one of the largest U.S. formaldehyde and plywood manufacturers -- it has been currying favor on Capitol Hill with large sums of lobbying and campaign cash.

Louisiana Wood Pellet Plants Will Cater to Europe's Energy Needs

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Home
Susan Buchanan

U.S. pellet exports nearly doubled last year to 3.2 million short tons and headed mostly to Europe, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. European nations, particularly the UK, are using wood pellets to replace coal for electricity generation and heating.

Threats to the Southern Hills Aquifer System Grow in Louisiana

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Home
Susan Buchanan

Fracking companies claim that drilling, when done properly, is no threat to drinking water. But in late 2011, the EPA said fluids used to drill for natural gas most likely polluted an aquifer near Pavillion, Wyoming.

Crossett: Why the Government Shutdown Is A Matter of Life and Death for Polluted Communities

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Brendan DeMelle

For the residents of Crossett, Arkansas living in daily fear of the toxic air and water pollution originating from a paper mill and chemical plant operated by Koch Industries subsidiary Georgia Pacific, the EPA staffers they're depending on are anything but "nonessential."

Got Science? Pushing Back Against Corporate 'Counterfeit Science'

Seth Shulman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Home
Seth Shulman

There's more to corporate counterfeit science than ghostwritten articles, however. Consider the eye-opening case of the agribusiness firm Syngenta and its product atrazine, a widely used agricultural pesticide on corn, sorghum, and sugar cane crops.

Time for Kochs to Resign from ALEC

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

Charles and David Koch appear to be pushing their right-wing ideology to the bitter end. And it's time for Americans to stop helping them. The Koch b...

Would the Kochs Rather Attack Me Than Stop Cancer? (VIDEO)

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
Robert Greenwald

We challenge the Koch brothers to engage in an honest debate. We challenge them to see the film and show one false claim. Generalizing about bias and false claims is easy; actually rebutting what we've documented is another matter.

What Would Happen If Men Ran Christmas?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.16.2011 | Home

Who orchestrates holiday celebrations in your house? According to statistics, there's a good chance she's female (in other words, you) -- and that she...

Dear Koch brothers: will you be my guest in Arkansas?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Robert Greenwald

I'd like to introduce David Bouie, who is fighting back against the Koch brothers as an important part of our Koch Brothers Exposed campaign. I want ...

Lucia Graves

Cancer In Crossett: Koch-Owned Georgia-Pacific Plant Linked To High Cancer Rates, Film Alleges | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- David Bouie, a 64-year-old resident of Crossett, Ark., says something isn't right on Penn Road. In the 15 homes on his street, 11 people...

Cops: Thieves Stole $60K In Toilet Paper, Plastic Cutlery

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

They just could't spare a square. A Chicago-area warehouse worker teamed up with an alleged murderer to steal $60,000 in toilet paper and disposabl...

Koch Industries' Deep Web Of Influence

The Center for Public Integrity | John Aloysius Farrell | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home

By John Aloysius Farrell The Center For Public Integrity At an EPA hearing last summer, representatives from Koch Industries argued that moderate ...

Let Sleeping Congressmen Lie

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Is your home in foreclosure? If you're a government worker, sleep in your office! If members of Congress can put a free roof over their head at the taxpayers' expense, why shouldn't you?

Winning is Preferable

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paula Gordon

True story: This election season, big business in Atlanta aggressively targeted an uncompromisingly progressive state senator. They lost. He won. Ho...

NOT My Cup of Tea

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paula Gordon

Finally! Jane Mayer's identified the engine and the mind of the PR blitz know as the Tea Party. She's blown Charles and David Koch's cover sky high,...

Koch Industries Funds Attack on Science Linking Formaldehyde and Cancer

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kevin Grandia

Further revelations have come to light since the recent expose in the New Yorker about Koch Industries' David Koch and his company's involvement in the industry-led effort to downplay the links between formaldehyde and cancer.

The New Workers Uniting Union Means Global Solidarity

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo W. Gerard

Global corporations have set up a situation in which they are herding workers in a stampede to the bottom. So we created the first global union to face off unregulated multinational corporations.