You've got to love journalist Greg Palast. You might not know who he is, but you damn know well the consequences of his work - he's the journalist, who, while working for the BBC, uncovered the voting fraud in Florida, during the 2000 US elections.
Now's he's just escaped proscution for filming Exxon’s Baton Rouge refinery - as Palast jokes, "I have sworn to Homeland Security that we no longer send our footage to al-Qaeda — which, in any case, can get a much better view of the refinery and other “critical infrastructure” at Google Maps."
Of course, this was never about our tipping off Osama that Louisiana contains oil refineries. This has an awful lot to do with a petroleum giant’s sensitivity to unflattering depictions of their plants which are major polluters along Louisiana’s notorious “Cancer Alley.”
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