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FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH ON ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
 

Based in Bozeman, MT, the Foundation members “are intellectual entrepreneurs, explaining how economic incentives, secure property rights, and responsible prosperity can foster a healthy environment.” (http://www.free-eco.org/; accessed 10/11/01)

According to the Wall Street Journal (John J. Fialka, Lawyer Who Challenged EPA Case Had Social Contacts With Judges, 3/23/04, pg. A4), "about 70% of [FREE's] funds come from foundations, including the Claude Lambe Foundation, which is controlled by closely held Koch Industries Inc., of Wichita, Kan., a broadly diversified energy company. Other contributions, according to FREE, come from corporations, currently including ExxonMobil."

2003 Corporate Funders include:

  • ExxonMobil
  • GE Fund
  • Maguire Oil Company
  • Pfizer International
  • Port Blakely Tree Farms
  • Temple-Inland
  • Tindall Corporation

(http://www.free-eco.org/funding.php; accessed 3/23/04 )

Corporate funders in 2000:

  • Chemical Manufacturers Association
  • Coca-Cola
  • ExxonMobil
  • General Electric Fund
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Haltermann
  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • Port Blakely Tree Farms
  • Shell Oil
  • Simpson
  • Solvay Management
  • Temple Inland Forest Products
  • Texaco
  • Tindall
  • Union Carbide

(http://www.free-eco.org/funding.html; accessed 6/29/01)

Received $10,000 in 1998 from ExxonMobil. (http://web.archive.org/web/20011031010631/www.exxonmobil.com/contributions/public_info.html; removed 6/27/01, reaccessed 11/25/03)


 
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