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Groups petition Del. attorney general to revoke Massey charter

Manuel Quinones, E&E reporter
Published: Friday, September 16, 2011
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Advocacy groups petitioned Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden (D) today to revoke Massey Energy Co.’s corporate charter.

The groups — Free Speech for People, Appalachian Voices and the Rainforest Action Network — said 35,000 people signed the petition, which cites Massey’s environmental record and its role in the Upper Big Branch explosion that killed 29 miners in West Virginia last year.

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Join us for a special screening of The Last Mountain

We are co-hosting a special screening of The Last Mountain, along with a discussion forum afterward, as part of bringing our campaign to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter offline and into the real world.

The Last Mountain
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE
Friday, September 16
Free and open to the public

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Work to overcome our democracy deficit


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reacts to a heckler during a campaign stop at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, in Des Moines.

Provoked by a grass-roots activist who refused to take spin for an answer, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed his true feelings.

It’s not just conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court who think that corporations should enjoy the same protections and privileges as human beings.

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Boulder voters will weigh in on corporate personhood

City Council votes 6-3 to put referendum on November ballot

By Laura Snider Camera Staff Writer

Posted: 08/16/2011 10:55:27 PM MDT

The City Council voted 6-3 to put the referendum on the November ballot after hearing from more than 30 members of the public who supported the ballot measure. The council meeting was also packed with more than 100 people who held up yellow signs reading "yes" in support of letting voters weigh in on the issue.

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