Why Does Koch Industries Care about a Fishing Dispute?

January 31, 2024

WORT 89.9: Why Does Koch Industries Care about a Fishing Dispute?”Koch Industries, and many other large corporations, are riding on the coat tails of a couple east-coast fishermen hoping that the U. S. Supreme Court will overturn a 40-year old practice — coined the Chevron Doctrine — which lets U.S. courts have given deference to agencies in interpreting laws relating to the environment, consumer protection, and the like. Philip Mattera, Research Director at Good Jobs First, breaks down a New York Times article which links Koch Industries with this and similar cases which appear to aid small businesses but actually benefit corporations a great deal more.”

Listen to the interview with Mattera at WORT 89.9.

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