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You can say one thing about the Koch brothers: They don't let the facts get in their way. But the truth about renewable electricity standards is that they have not significantly increased rates. In some cases, rates have even dropped a bit.

Under the nearly five-decade reign of CEO Charles Koch, the company has paid out record civil and criminal environmental penalties. And in 1999, a jury handed down to Koch's pipeline company what was then the largest wrongful-death judgment of its type in U.S. history, resulting from the explosion of a defective pipeline that incinerated a pair of Texas teenagers. The volume of Koch Industries' toxic output is staggering. According to the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Political…

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Under the nearly five-decade reign of CEO Charles Koch, the company has paid out record civil and criminal environmental penalties. And in 1999, a jury handed down to Koch's pipeline company what was then the largest wrongful-death judgment of its type in U.S. history, resulting from the explosion of a defective pipeline that incinerated a pair of Texas teenagers. The volume of Koch Industries' toxic output is staggering. According to the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Political…

What Koch Disruptive Technologies is looking for in its investments  Jason Illian the managing director of Koch Disruptive Technologies  a newly launched subsidiary of 70-year-old conglomerate Koch Industries  is aware that the general public doesnt typically associate the name Koch with startup investing. Rather its the investments of Koch Industries majority owners billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch in conservative causes and candidates that draw the most attention.  When people…

What Koch Disruptive Technologies is looking for in its investments Jason Illian the managing director of Koch Disruptive Technologies a newly launched subsidiary of 70-year-old conglomerate Koch Industries is aware that the general public doesnt typically associate the name Koch with startup investing. Rather its the investments of Koch Industries majority owners billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch in conservative causes and candidates that draw the most attention. When people…

This links to the Rolling Stone article: "Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire." http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-koch-brothers-toxic-empire-20140924

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Five months after an ammonium nitrate explosion that killed 15 people in West, Attorney General Greg Abbott received a $25,000 contribution from a first-time donor to his political campaigns — the head of Koch Industries’ fertilizer division and the son of one of the Koch Brothers.

Money from Koch interests flows to governor candidate Greg Abbott

After the West, TX plant explosion that nearly wiped the town off the map, Abbott allowed plants to withhold data on chemicals they store. No surprise that his campaign was funded by Koch interests.

"The top five air polluters among large corporations are: the German-owned Bayer Group, General Electric Co., Precision Castparts, Koch Industries, and SPX Corp.  Since 2010 the Toxic 100 Air Polluters rankings has included large privately held firms, such as number five Koch Industries, as well as the world’s largest publicly traded corporations."  And:  "Billionaire oilman David Koch used to joke that Koch Industries was "the biggest company you've never heard of." Now the shroud of...

"The top five air polluters among large corporations are: the German-owned Bayer Group, General Electric Co., Precision Castparts, Koch Industries, and SPX Corp. Since 2010 the Toxic 100 Air Polluters rankings has included large privately held firms, such as number five Koch Industries, as well as the world’s largest publicly traded corporations." And: "Billionaire oilman David Koch used to joke that Koch Industries was "the biggest company you've never heard of." Now the shroud of...

Why Society Can Become Corrupt To The Core?

How Society Can Become Corrupted To The Core.

Koch Industries Plastic Chain, By The Foot

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The four GOP representatives that want to abolish the EPA have raked in campaign cash from some of the biggest corporations peddling fossil fuels, including Koch Industries, Duke Energy, Chevron and ExxonMobil."

GOP representatives have raked in campaign cash from some of the biggest fossil fuel corporations, including Koch Industries, Exxon, Duke Energy, Chevron

Ultraconservative chemical industrialists David and Charles Koch co-found Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE). Bolstered by donations from Citibank, General Electric, General Motors, and Koch Industries, the organization promotes the paleoconservative fiscal policy agenda that will later be associated with the Tea Party movement.

A History of the Tea Party Movement

Ultraconservative chemical industrialists David and Charles Koch co-found Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE). Bolstered by donations from Citibank, General Electric, General Motors, and Koch Industries, the organization promotes the paleoconservative fiscal policy agenda that will later be associated with the Tea Party movement.

RACHEL MADDOW 07/07/14 Koch-backed AG helps hide chemical plant dangers Wayne Slater, senior political writer for the Dallas Morning News, talks with Rachel Maddow about Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott allowing chemical plants to keep their contents secret, a move that benefits Koch Industries, and a campaign donor.

Wayne Slater, senior political writer for the Dallas Morning News, talks with Rachel Maddow about Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott allowing chemical plants to keep their contents secret, a move that benefits Koch Industries, and a campaign donor.

How the Koch brothers screwed over the climate even more than you know

How the Koch brothers screwed over the climate even more than you know

The Koch Brothers. The Right Wing pundits, politicians and supporters that slavishly defend the Koch Brothers "right" to buy votes, politicians and policies are hereby to be known as Koch Suckers.

Koch Industries Has Financial Stake in Derivatives and Pharmaceuticals, Not Just Oil | FDL News Desk

Imprisoned CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Threatened with 'Diesel Therapy,' Suffers Shakedowns for Talking to Press - Shadowproof

Billionaires Charles and David Koch said they will not cooperate with a Senate-led investigation into whether or not they funded climate-change-denying research, reported Al Jazeera America. Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer-Calif., Edward Markey-Mass., and Sheldon Whitehouse-RI sent a letter of inquiry to Koch Industries Inc. requesting documentation concerning their alleged funding of climate research. Koch general...

Koch Brothers Launching Republican Fear Campaign - The Ring of Fire Network

08-20-13  Missing Koch Report: Treasury won’t let the conservative donors see the results of  inspector general’s investigation  ~ In Sept 2010, Sen. Chuck Grassley and 6 of his colleagues grew suspicious that a sr. Obama admin official had improperly accessed the tax info of industrial behemoth Koch Industries. After Austan Goolsbee, then-chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, made an erroneous statement that implied direct knowledge of the company’s confidential tax…

The Missing Koch Report

08-20-13 Missing Koch Report: Treasury won’t let the conservative donors see the results of inspector general’s investigation ~ In Sept 2010, Sen. Chuck Grassley and 6 of his colleagues grew suspicious that a sr. Obama admin official had improperly accessed the tax info of industrial behemoth Koch Industries. After Austan Goolsbee, then-chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, made an erroneous statement that implied direct knowledge of the company’s confidential tax…

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