Tuesday, May 29

Should we turn them inside out?

'This next song goes out to the Exxon Corporation'

- Michael Stipe introducing 'I Can Turn You Inside Out' on the Green tour, circa 1989.


I had heard that ExxonMobil hadn't paid up on their Exxon Valdez fines.

Well, that's partially true. The Wikipedia article is a good place to start.

They cleaned up and paid a lot of restitution within the first year.

But there was criticism that they didn't act fast enough.

And they still haven't paid 4.5-5 billion dollars in damages. It's under appeal.

What do you think? Has Exxon done their duty? Ever think twice about buying at Exxon?
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