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Thu Feb 5, 2015, 08:28 PM

Koch Brothers, Rick Scott And Jeb Bush Exposed In Florida Pipeline Scandal

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/03/1361864/-EXCLUSIVE-Koch-Brothers-Rick-Scott-And-Jeb-Bush-Exposed-In-Florida-Pipeline-Scandal

Last week, Steve Medina sent me the information below, for Daily Kos to break the story. The corruption evolves and unravels in a complicated and insidious manner and spans for about a decade, so enjoy the read. All of Medina's reporting is backed up via extensive public records and court documents. With his permission, here is Steve Medina's story:

We have learned recently that Florida Governor *Rick “Fifth Amendment” Scott is, how shall we say, ethically-challenged. Actually, that has been known for a long time, but who’s counting the past, this is Florida, land of forgiveness, opportunity, and no state income tax! Give them your relaxed, your wealthy, your huddled plutocrats yearning to breathe free. Put your wretched refuse beneath their teaming shores. Send these, the multi-homed, tempest-tossed, to them: Their elected officials snuff out their lamp beside the golden door.

You may know Florida’s immediately past commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement seems to have been given the heave ho by Governor Scott not only for patently political reasons but without particular attention to Florida law. http://www.dailykos.com/... (In Florida, if you are Governor Scott, perhaps you would not want an FDLE commissioner who actually investigates things, especially potential white collar crimes involving public corruption.)

Meanwhile, you probably don’t know that, for the past two years, thanks to Governor Scott, a veritable fountainhead of toxic waste has been directly dumped every day into the heart of “Florida’s American Heritage River,” http://upf.com/... the St. Johns. As discussed below, it is released through what is contended in a legal action to be an illegally-approved pipeline, the circumstances of which Governor Scott, as the current chairperson of Florida’s Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, refuses to investigate.

To investigate these circumstances would be to investigate the highly questionable actions of yet another state agency, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. These actions in turn reach back into the Jeb Bush administration (1999-2007), when then Governor Bush and the Florida Cabinet, over the objection of then Attorney General Charlie Crist, gave preliminary approval for a Georgia-Pacific pipeline from its Palatka paper mill to the St. Johns River.

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eridani Feb 2015 OP
misterhighwasted Feb 2015 #1
eridani Feb 2015 #5
TheNutcracker Feb 2015 #2
TheNutcracker Feb 2015 #3
dhill926 Feb 2015 #4
laserhaas Jun 2015 #6
eridani Jun 2015 #7

Response to eridani (Original post)

Thu Feb 5, 2015, 08:37 PM

1. Do Maddow & Big Ed know about this???

eridani, thanks for the "heads up".
Appreciate your post.

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Response to misterhighwasted (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 6, 2015, 01:42 AM

5. I'll forward it. n/t

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Thu Feb 5, 2015, 08:51 PM

2. This thread and story needs to be worked BIG TIME! KICK!

 

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Thu Feb 5, 2015, 09:07 PM

3. Just look what was going on in the beginning....

 

http://www.peer.org/assets/docs/whitepapers/big_wheel_c-d_disposal.pdf

So many criminal stories tying Jeb to St. Joes. I still have a copy of the Emerald Coast Magazine with the main story, Waters of Death, exposing the St Joe paper company. A little girl went swimming nearby and got acid burns on her face! Lot's of paper pollution going on. But take a look at that link above.

It goes perfect like hand in glove, with the Daily Kos story.

JEB should be in jail, not running for president! Along with the others here.

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Thu Feb 5, 2015, 09:40 PM

4. kickin' and reccin'...

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Response to eridani (Original post)

Mon Jun 15, 2015, 11:59 PM

6. There's a new update on this and I posted a thread.

Linking back to here - also.

Plus a New PETITION too.

Thanks for this eridani!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10026843883

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Response to laserhaas (Reply #6)

Tue Jun 16, 2015, 12:06 AM

7. Excellent! The Internets Tubes never forget! n/t

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