Liberty Mutual Director & Former State Street CEO Joins ExxonMobil Board

Liberty Mutual Director & Former State Street CEO Joins ExxonMobil Board Joseph Hooley, board director of Liberty Mutual & former CEO of State Street, has joined the ExxonMobil board. This comes as climate organizers intensify their focus on the finance-fossil fuel nexus. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Why is the University of Michigan Financing the Billionaire Oilman Who’s Bankrolling the Texas Far Right?

Why is the University of Michigan Financing the Billionaire Oilman Who’s Bankrolling the Texas Far Right? The University of Michigan and Michigan State have tens of millions invested in the private equity fund that finances the business operations of Tim Dunn, the billionaire oilman who is bankrolling the Texas extreme right. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Museum and college donations help clean up Paul Saffrin’s image, but not the generations of pollution his company caused

Museum and college donations help clean up Paul Saffrin’s image, but not the generations of pollution his company caused Local institutions rehabilitate Tonawanda Coke owner’s image as the state considers public subsidies for developer who bought polluted site Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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NY budget watchdog’s climate recommendations reflect priorities of corporations and lobbyists on its board

NY budget watchdog’s climate recommendations reflect priorities of corporations and lobbyists on its board The Citizens Budget Commission advocated embracing natural gas and expanding nuclear subsidies among other pro-corporate recommendations Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Southwest Pennsylvania State Reps Invest in Fracking Industry as Region Faces Cancer Crisis

Southwest Pennsylvania State Reps Invest in Fracking Industry as Region Faces Cancer Crisis As residents of southwest Pennsylvania face a wave of cancer cases that many believe could be related to environmental impacts produced by the region’s extensive fracking operations, numerous local elected officials have close ties to – and are personally invested in – the fracking industry, raising concerns over whether these conflicts could hamper their ability to adequately protect residents in their districts. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Worker Pensions & University Endowments Prop Up Fossil Fuel Business of Billionaire Funder of Texas Far Right

Worker Pensions & University Endowments Prop Up Fossil Fuel Business of Billionaire Funder of Texas Far Right Billionaire oilman Tim Dunn is financing the far-right Empower Texans – and worker pension funds and university endowments across the U.S. are unwittingly investing in his fossil fuel business operations. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor

“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor Jon Williams is hailed as a green energy hero, but he is not the environmental champion his public image portrays Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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