Rewarding Exxon, Which We Love, and Never Mind That Little Problem In Arkansas, or That Spill in New Orleans, or That Ole Exxon Valdez Incident A While Back, or....

Abby Zimet

This is a real story: ExxonMobil has been awarded the Green Cross for Safety award for "excellence in safety, security, health and environmental performance" from the so-called National Safety Council, whose board is made up of Exxon executives and representatives of other stellar corporate citizens like Dow Chemical, Exelon Nuclear, and DuPont. Irony lives.

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