Monthly Archives: July 2016

Monthly Archives: July 2016

BP’s hostile takeover of Michigan’s environmental agency

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  hos·tile take·o·ver / häˌstīlˈtākˌōvər/, noun The acquisition of a company whose management does not want the deal to go through. Last week’s news headlines in Michigan read like a Yes Men-style hoax: Gov. Snyder Appoints BP Lobbyist To Head Michigan Department Of Environmental Quality. Hizzoner King Snyder, freshly-bolstered by months of expensive PR to re-polish his name after that unfortunate incident in which thousands of Flint kids were fed lead-tainted water by his emergency manager – who then lied and covered it up for a year …