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Stop Fast Track: Radio AM950 broadcasts on trade agreements and the environment

Jan. 6, 2014 / Posted by: Kate Colwell / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Am950, Bill waren, Friends of the earth, Froman, Ian levitt, Polluters' bill of rights, Tafta, The daily report, The progressive voice of minnesota, Tpp, Trans pacific partnership

On New Years Day, Ian Levitt, the host of The Daily Report on Minnesota radio station KTNF, devoted an hour of his program to the threat to the environment posed by pending Trans Atlantic and Trans Pacific trade agreements. These agreements could ...

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Chevron fracks Europe: Transatlantic trade & investment agreement favors big energy companies and threatens the environment

May. 27, 2013 / Posted by: Bill Waren / Categories: Advocacy, Blog, Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth / Tags: Bill waren

“Chevron has acquired exploration acreage in Eastern Europe offering prospects for production of natural gas located in shale beds.” ---Chevron statement of support for Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership “We can&rsqu...

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