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FACTSHEET: Koch Industries,

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http://kochind.com
Koch Industries, Inc. P.O. Box 2256 Wichita, KS 67201-2256
Koch Industries is the second largest privately held company in the United States after Cargill, with estimated revenues of $100 billion annually (Forbes).

Chariman and CEO Charles Koch and Executive Vice President David Koch each own 42% of Koch Industries' private stock. Their estimated fortune is $25 billion each, according to Forbes. Koch Industries has spent almost $60 million on organizations that deny the existence of global warming or stall policies designed to stop climate change and promote clean energy: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/global-warming-and-energy/polluterwatch/koch-industries/

KEY QUOTES

"Climate misinformation has gotten so out of hand that a high court in London has ruled the film “An Inconvenient Truth” amounts to promoting “partisan political views” and cannot be shown to schoolchildren unless its many factual errors are addressed."
Source: Koch Industries Discovery Newsletter: "Blowing Smoke"

KEY DEEDS

A Koch Industries wholly-owned subsidiary, Flint Hills Resources, donated $1 million to promote California ballot Proposition 23 in the 2010 elections. Prop 23 would have suspended the state's "Global Warming Solutions Act" until the unemployment rate dipped to levels that are historically rare.
Source: DeSmog Koch Prop 23 Flint Hills

KEY PEOPLE

David H. Koch
Executive Vice President, 42% shareholder
Source: DeSmog Koch Prop 23 Flint Hills

Charles Koch

Source: DeSmog Koch Prop 23 Flint Hills

Michael K. Morgan
Lobbyist
Source: ALEC website - Private Enterprise Board

SOURCES

DeSmog Koch Prop 23 Flint Hills
Koch Industries wholly-owned subsidiary Flint Hills Resources donated $1 million to back California Proposition 23 in 2010.
http://www.desmogblog.com/koch-industries-donates-1-million-prop-23-effort-kill-california-climate-law

Koch Industries Discovery Newsletter: "Blowing Smoke"
"Blowing Smoke," Discovery newsletter, Koch Industries, Jan. 1, 2010.
http://www.kochind.com/perspectives/perspectives_detail.aspx?id=18

ALEC website - Private Enterprise Board
"Private Enterprise Board," American Legislative Exchange Council, obtained Mar 29 2012.
http://www.alec.org/about-alec/private-enterprise-board/