March 31, 2010

Covanta Huge Increase in "Lobbying"

Big Increase in Covanta Money for "Lobbyists".

Covanta has greatly increased its reported  lobbying budget with USA lawyers.  Dublin's incinerator promoters have used a lawyer with apparent US interests - including running a fundraiser in Dublin for the US presidential elections. Covanta's purchases of influence in Brussels, London and Dublin is not reported. 

Firms Hired, Reported Contract Expenses (included in Total Reported by Filer)

Dickstein, Shapiro et al:   $440,000
F/S Capitol Consulting: $160,000
King & Spalding: $360,000
Kinghorn, Hilbert & Assoc: $150,000

NOTE: All lobbying expenditures on this page come from the US Senate Office of Public Records. Data for the most recent year was downloaded on February 01, 2010.

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