Shows featuring John Passacantando

  • Supreme Court Slashes Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Fine to One-Tenth of Original $5 Billion Ruling Valdezweb
    The Supreme Court handed corporate America a major victory this week when it sharply reduced the amount of money Exxon Mobil has to pay in punitive damages for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. An Alaskan jury had initially ruled Exxon should pay $5 billion in punitive damages, but in 2006 the 9th US Circuit Court cut the award of punitive damages in half. On Wednesday, the Supreme...
    June 26, 2008 | Story
  • Global Warming Heat Wave? January Temps Hit Record Highs Across Northeast Globalwarmingpolarbear
    Temperatures this weekend reached record highs across the Northeast, climbing to 72 degrees in New York and New Jersey and hitting almost 70 in Boston and Connecticut. The world’s 10 warmest years have all occurred since 1994 with 2006 the sixth warmest on record. We take a look at global warming with Greenpeace USA executive director John Passacantando. [includes rush transcript]
    January 08, 2007 | Story