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G.E. Strategy Memo General Electric itself is a principal reason why the river has not been cleaned up. With a deliberate written strategy, shown here, G.E. has engaged in a concerted delaying action that has succeeded in holding off a river cleanup for more than 20 years. Time works in G.E.´s favor. It postpones the day when hundreds of millions will have to be spent on a cleanup, and buys time for a group of well-connected G.E. lobbyists in Washington, DC, to work overtime at eroding the cleanup law itself.
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