Archive for the ‘Boeing’ Category

Corporate Responsibility To The Environment

Published on in KUOW 94.9

Boeing has reached a cooperative settlement with the Elliott Bay Trustee Council to help restore the Duwamish Waterway Superfund. And by most accounts, the settlement was indeed quite cooperative. We talk with the parties involved to hear how the restoration of the waterway is coming. Then, as the Gulf Coast begins to deal with the environmental costs of the Deepwater Horizon spill, we take up the topic of corporate responsibility to environmental disasters in general. What laws apply, and is there any overarching notion of corporate environmental responsibility?

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Boeing agrees to restore Duwamish fish, bird habitat

Published on in The Seattle Times

Boeing will restore fish habitat along the Duwamish Waterway and pay $2 million to settle allegations that decades of airplane manufacturing helped pollute the waterway with oil and other toxic substances.

The settlement was filed Tuesday in federal court in Seattle. Boeing agreed to undertake two habitat-restoration projects to benefit salmon and other fish and birds.

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