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1988 Exxon Memo on the Greenhouse Effect

This document, revealed through a Los Angeles Times investigation, features statements by Joseph M. Carlson, an Exxon spokesperson. In the document, Carlson states that the “greenhouse effect” may be one of the most significant environmental issues of the 1990’s and that the main greenhouse gases are by-products of fossil fuels. Carlson admits that the increase of […]

1983 J. P. McCullough presentation to the wives of Mobil managers

This document is a 1983 draft presentation given by Mobil’s J. P. McCullough to the wives of Mobil’s research and engineering managers. McCullough wants to have the wives understand a few points “behind the newspaper headlines, and the TV news pictures.” McCullough talks about acid rain and how policies to limit sulfur dioxide emissions are […]

1971 Esso Engineering correspondence on Impact of Federal Air Pollution Regulations

This document is a 1971 Correspondence between Esso Engineering executives details the predicted impact of federal emission standards regulations.  A memo within this collection of documents summarizes the applicability and impact of each 1970 Clean Air Act provision on Esso Engineering’s operations and designs. The correspondence also includes a memo from the HRTC Task Force on […]