Sunday, October 16, 2011

Koch Industries Cancer Causing Pollution

The Kochs and Cancer in a Small Town

One of the early storylines about Koch Industries involved its efforts to attack scientific evidence that formaldehyde causes cancer. It was first exposed by Kevin Grandia at DeSmogBlog last fall, and Jane Mayer’s seminal New Yorker story explored it as well. In short, while a member of George W. Bush’s National Cancer Advisory Board, David Koch was helping the Formaldehyde Council, a DC lobbying group, to question scientific research that the chemical could be lethal. At the same time, Koch co-owned Georgia Pacific, which uses formaldehyde extensively in its manufacturing operations.

Koch-Owned Georgia-Pacific Plant Linked To High Cancer Rates, Film Alleges

Huffington Post - ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
WASHINGTON -- David Bouie, a 64-year-old resident of Crossett, Ark., says something isn't right on Penn Road. In the 15 homes on his street, 11 people have recently died of cancer. The casualties include George Parker and his wife, Ollie Parker, ...

Koch Industries Gave Thousands To Mike Ross While Poisoning His Constituents

Blue Arkansas (blog) - ‎Oct 13, 2011‎
By ARDem Yesterday I wrote about Koch Industries' Georgia-Pacific plant in Crossett has been dumping pollution into the local river and exposing those in the town to deadly carcinogens. In a better world, the people in Crossett would have the ear of ...

Koch Industries plant linked to cancer epidemic in Arkansas community (video)

A new video from Brave New Films is drawing attention to an unusual number of cancer cases and other serious health problems in an Arkansas community next to an industrial facility owned by Koch Industries. The Kansas-based oil and chemical ...

EXPOSED: Koch Industries and Cancer Risk 


USA: Koch Industries Indicted for Air, Hazardous Waste Violations

by Brian HansenEnvironment News Service -- October 2nd, 2000 

Rand Paul Suggests Polluters Like The Koch Brothers Should Go To Jail

Sep 23, 2011 – Paul said people who pollute with benzene, a carcinogenic chemical, ... As it turns out, Koch Industries, the petrochemical conglomerate owned by ... and the Environment, residents face a high cancer rate and birth defects, ...

How the Koch Brothers Buy Influence in Washington

Apr 15, 2011 – Koch Industries is based in Witchita Kansas are in various sectors of ... 91 tons of Benzene which is a known cancer causing chemical from its ...

Koch Brothers Benzene Emissions - YouTube

Oct 4, 2011 – This video is a response to Koch Brothers Exposed for Cancer ... Here's what I don't understand - Koch Industries constantly breaks the law ...