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New Chemical Security Lobbying Investigation

Blog by kert_davies | May 1, 2008 1 comment

In a new Greenpeace investigation of more than 500 congressional lobbying records of the chemical industry and allied businesses researchers identified 238 lobbyists who registered to lobby against strong chemical security legislation...

Toxic Toys: Lead not only present in paint

Blog by tjfaircloth | September 20, 2007 2 comments

Did you know that lead in children's products is not restricted to lead-based paint?  Many other children's products especially those made of vinyl plastics can contain lead and other biologically available hazards such as cadmium ...

New Jersey Chemical Plant Puts 12 Million at Risk, Threatens Most Lives in New York City

Blog by philipradford | June 22, 2010

Today, Greenpeace announced that our citizens’ inspection of the Kuehne Chemical plant near New York City in South Kearny, NJ showed that the two million pounds of Chlorine gas on site puts up to 12 million people in the New York...

Revealed: Exxon Secret Funding of Global Warming Junk Scientists

Blog by kert_davies | May 26, 2009 88 comments

Finally.   After years of denying its role in the campaign of climate denial, Exxon has revealed a dirty secret, that it has and likely still is DIRECTLY funding junk scientists.   The ExxonMobil 2008 Corporate Citizenship Report ...

Here There Be Pirates

Blog by jhocevar | April 16, 2009

Ahoy - As Somali pirates have captured the world’s attention over the past week, I’ve been up to my neck in pirates of a different sort.  Greenpeace got a tip that several Spanish owned vessels blacklisted for engaging in pirate...

Sarah Palin, Polar Bears and Exxon Junk Science

Blog by kert_davies | October 1, 2008 1 comment

Today, Guardian writer Ed Pilkington took a fresh swat at Governor Sarah Palin's use and defense of Exxon-funded junk science on polar bears in the State of Alaska's attempts to to kill the listing of the polar bear under the...

Global Warming Denial-a-palooza 2008 – Where is Exxon?

Blog by kert_davies | March 3, 2008

The Heartland Institute has emerged over the last year as the ringleader of global warming denial, challenging Al Gore to pointless debates and now hosting what is possibly the largest Denial cnvergence ever- we'll call it ...

ExxonMobil: More Money than God

Blog by kert_davies | January 24, 2008 1 comment

Over at DeSmogBlog today they picked up on the news of Exxon's quarterly earnings report...something we all look forward to... The profiteers fiddle while the economy crumbles DeSmog's details and fine calculator work: ...

Polar Bears and Exxon

Blog by kert_davies | January 7, 2008 1 comment

As the Fish and Wildlife Service misses its deadline this week to finish its decision on listing the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act... we wonder if the Exxon-funded study published last summer and referenced by the State...

Inhofe Launchs Denial's Last Gasp

Blog by kert_davies | December 20, 2007

Now that Bali is done, things are moving forward on the global policy front.  The Bush Administration was sent packing back to Washington, tail firmly between legs but not without weakening the agreement.  The fight now comes back to...

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