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Friday, August 15, 2014

American Bridge releases report on Koch brothers' environmental impacts and layoffs

Posted By on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 1:49 PM

American Bridge, the liberal PAC formed by David Brock, the former Clinton foe now dedicated to round-the-clock Hillary Clinton defender, is out today with a new report on environmental impacts and layoffs from Koch Industries. The report focuses on the business activities of the Koch brothers — more famous for hundreds of millions in political spending aimed at slashing government services, regulation and taxes — in twelve states, including Arkansas. 

From the report: "The Kochs' extreme, self-serving agenda is bad for working families. And that reality is starkly embodied not only by their political persuasions, but by their business endeavors." 

The Arkansas section mentions Georgia-Pacific layoffs in Crossett and Fordyce, and pollution leading to exposure to toxic chemicals in Crossett schools and water pollution in Coffee Creek. You can read the full report here.


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