Name: The Boeing Co. "WISE DISGUISE" FUNDER
Address: 7755 E. Marginal Way S.
Exchange: New York
Founded / State of Incorporation: 1916 / Delaware
CEO: Phil Condit
Executive (Cash) Compensation '95/'94 % change: $932,422/$791,714 -- 17.78%
FY96 Total Compensation: $4,183,187
What: Boeing is the largest aerospace company in the world and a major defense contractor.
Annual Meeting Place: Seattle, WA
Annual Meeting Date: 27 April 1998
Deadline for Shareholder Resolutions: 18 Nov. 1997
Past Shareholder Resolutions? 94/95/96 NO; '97 YES - Three Shareholder Resolutions
Other information: BOEING is one of the largest toxic polluters in Washington State. According to the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory for 1990-94, the TOP TEN polluters reporting the greatest discharges (in pounds) to Washington sewage treatment facilities included:
Lamb-Weston - Quincy - 848,000
Darigold-Lynden (Darigold is a dairy cooperative) - 497,389
Darigold - Sunnyside - 400,294
Seh America - Vancouver - 349,913
Darigold-Issaquah - 187,749
BOEING - EVERETT (WA) - 155,658
Darigold-Rainier - Seattle - 102,164
Siemens Power (German Corp?) - Richland - 97,740
BOEING - RENTON (WA) - 81,573
Great Western Malting - Vancouver - 71,554
The TOP FIVE top five dischargers (in pounds) of reproductive toxins (1990-1994) to Washington waters included:
WEYERHAEUSER - LONGVIEW (WA) - 4,082
Texaco - Anacortes - 2,555
Point Wells Richmond Beach - Seattle - 2,280
BOEING - EVERETT (WA) - 2,015
Arco - Blaine - 1,285
[NOTE: Corporations in Capital Letters and BOLD are included in the Washington State Corporation Profiles.]
Source: Environmental Working Group compiled from EPA Toxics Release Inventory 1990-1994.
Boeing has funded "Wise Disguise" groups:
- Citizens for a Sound Economy (WA D.C.), Source: Megalli & Friedman "Masks of Deception"; Seattle Weekly, 9 July 1997, p. 28.
- Citizens for the Environment Action Fund, Source: Greenpeace "Guide to Anti-environmental Organizations."
- The Heritage Foundation,Source: April 17, 1992 Greenpeace "Guide to Anti-environmental Organization."
- American Legislative Exchange Council, Source: ALEC 1996 National Orientation Brochure.
The Washington Free Press has run several excellent exposés on Boeing:
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