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Privileged Audits Data

Chart #1

(Source: Public Research Works and Texas PEER using TNRCC data)

Chart #2

(Source: Public Research Works & Texas PEER using TNRCC data)

*According to the TNRCC, on average each disclosure requested immunity for four or more violations of Texas environmental law.

Companies Whose Political Action Committees (PACs) or Employees Have Contributed to G.W. Bush’s Campaigns for Governor and Benefited from the Audit Privilege Program

Company

Number of Audits

Number of Disclosures of Violations*

Air Products Inc.

2

1

ALCOA

2

1

American Airlines

1

1

ARCO

63

33

ASARCO, Inc

9

5

Aviall, Inc. Texas

3

0

Bell Helicopter/Textron

10

4

Burlington Northern

43

15

Central & Southwest Corp

60

1

Champion International Corp

4

2

Chemical Lime Co

2

2

Chevron

4

2

Coastal

7

0

Compaq

7

2

Crown Central Petroleum

1

0

Dow Chemical

1

0

Eastman Chemical Company

6

0

Enron

5

1

Exxon

18

0

FINA Inc.

2

0

General Electric

9

3

General Motors

5

2

Greenhill Petroleum Corp.

4

0

Huntsman Corp

47

4

Koch Industries

1

0

Lockheed Martin

1

1

Louisiana Pacific Corp.

17

10

Lyondell Petrochemical

15

2

Marathon Oil Company

1

0

Monsanto/Solutia

58

0

Northcutt Woodwork

3

0

Norton & Co

1

1

Occidental

29

3

Owens Corning

6

3

Phillips Petroleum

47

0

Shell Oil

7

1

Sterling Chemical

7

2

Structural Metals Inc

1

0

Tenneco

6

4

Texas Instruments

9

0

Ultramar Diamond Shamrock

7

4

Union Carbide

15

2

Union Pacific Resources

9

6

Valero Energy

11

0

Vastar

12

0

TOTAL

578

118

(Source: Public Research Works & Texas PEER using data from the TNRCC)
*According to the TNRCC, on average each disclosure requested immunity for four or more violations of Texas environmental law.

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