Infact Seeks To Blunt Waste Management Corporate Influence

Date: May 16, 2002

Source: News Room

The national corporate accountability organization Infact is urging Waste Management to reduce its influence over public policy. Infact inducted Waste Management into its "Hall of Shame" in 1996, challenging Waste Management to, in the company's words, "stop interfering in public policy at the expense of health and the environment." Since that time, Waste Management has reduced its PAC and soft money contributions, the size of its federal lobbying force, and its federal lobbying expenditures. A Harris Interactive poll released last month found that 87% of the U.S. public believes that big companies have too much power and influence in Washington. More information:

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