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Mr. Burns & Omega: Great(?) minds think alike

by John Hocevar

August 23, 2005

I thought you might enjoy this piece from the Observer (UK):

GREAT MINDS

GREENPEACE HAVE ACCUSED Malcolm Glazer’s ‘fish product’ company Omega Protein of damaging the marine environment along America’s eastern seaboard by overfishing Chesapeake Bay. Omega Protein’s total revenues last year: $120m.

$120m: the amount Simpson’s plutocrat Montgomery Burns made by ‘fishing the oceans dry’ to produce ‘Lil Lisa’s Patented Animal Slurry’; ‘A protein-based animal feed, insulation for low-income housing, a high explosive and engine coolant – made from 100 per cent recycled animals.’

John Hocevar

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An accomplished campaigner, explorer, and marine biologist, John has helped win several major victories for marine conservation since becoming the director of Greenpeace's oceans campaign in 2004.

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