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  • About Koch Industries

    June 26, 2015

    Koch Industries is the second largest private corporation in the country, with $115 billion in annual revenue. Koch is a top lobbying spender, a massive funding source to climate-denial front-groups, and major force fighting against clean energy policies. The company is a notable polluter.

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  • Charles G. Koch

    June 26, 2015

    Charles G. Koch, born in 1935, is the CEO and Chairman of Koch Industries.

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  • David H. Koch

    June 26, 2015

    David H. Koch, born in 1940, is Executive Vice-President of Koch Industries, and the CEO of the subsidiary Koch Chemical Technology Group.

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  • Koch Industries Pollution

    June 26, 2015

    Koch Industries is a major polluter, with ongoing incidents and violations of environmental laws. Even when complying with the law, Koch companies can get away with heavy pollution.

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  • Koch Climate Opposition Funding

    June 26, 2015

    The Koch brothers, their family members and Koch Industries employees direct a web of financing that supports conservative and libertarian special interest groups and think-tanks, with a strong focus on fighting environmental regulation and easing limits on industrial pollution.

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  • Koch PAC Funding of Federal Political Campaigns

    June 26, 2015

    Since 1999, KochPAC spent more on contributions to federal candidates and committeesthan any other oil-and-gas sector PAC. In that period, Koch Industries spent over $22 million on politicians at the federal level.

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  • Koch Federal Direct Lobbying Expenditures

    June 26, 2015

    Koch Industries has spent $79 million on federal lobbying since 1998, when disclosure became mandatory. Koch's lobbying expenses are outspent only by a few oil and gas industry "supermajor" competitors that have far greater annual revenue than Koch Industries: ExxonMobil ($192 million), Royal Dutch Shell ($188 million), BP ($171 million) Chevron ($105 million), and ConocoPhillips ($91 million).

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  • Koch Industries

    June 26, 2015

    Koch Industries, Inc. is the second-largest privately-held company in the United States, a conglomerate of more than twenty companies with $115 billion in annual sales. Koch operates in nearly 60 countries, and 100,000 employees globally, "about 60,000" of which are employed in the United States.

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  • The Kochtopus Media Network

    June 25, 2015

    A memo obtained by ThinkProgress.org in October, 2010 revealed an extensive guest list of business and political elites who attended Koch Brother’s secretive biannual strategy meeting in Aspen, Colorado.

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  • Koch Industries Backs California Proposition 23

    June 25, 2015

    Koch Industries funds a California ballot initiative intended to block state commitments to reduce global warming pollution and promote the growth of the state’s clean energy economy.

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