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How Crony Capitalism Dominates the Sugar Business
GreenBiz.com : October 25, 2011

  Summary:  The American sugar industry, which produces the majority of its sugar in the Florida, has friends in high places. Not only is it financially supported by the government, but Big Sugar pays little for cleaning up its pollution in the Florida Everglades.

Earthjustice attorney David Guest said, “The sugar industry doesn’t make its money from agriculture. They make it from government.”

  Full Article:  http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/10/25/how-crony-capitalism-dominates-sugar-business?page=0%2C0"

  Related Earthjustice Resources: 

Groups Appeal Shell Air Permit Granted by EPA
Associated Press : October 25, 2011
US Appeals Court Upholds Roadless Rule in Forests
Associated Press : October 21, 2011
EPA to Regulate Disposal of Fracking Wastewater
Associated Press : October 20, 2011
House Passes Incinerator Bill that the EPA Warns Will Kill Thousands
Huffington Post : October 13, 2011
Groups Sue Obama for Scrapping Stricter Smog Limit
Associated Press : October 11, 2011
Memo Shows How State Caved to Industry Pressure on Pesticide, Environmentalists Say
HealthCal : October 11, 2011
Airlines Lose Challenge to European Emissions Plan
Los Angeles Times : October 6, 2011
NM Power Plant Sued Over Pollution Controls
Associated Press : October 4, 2011
Shell's Chukchi Lease Sale Case Taken Back into Federal Court
The News Tribune : October 4, 2011