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6 Jun 2016

Autor:
Eva Fedderly, Courthouse News Service (USA)

Forest Product Firm Says Greenpeace Lies

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A Georgia-based pulp and paper manufacturer claims in court that Greenpeace is a "global fraud" that has lambasted it for years with sensational false claims for no other reason than to pump up its donations…

The plaintiff asserts that defendant Greenpeace and its associates, defendants Daniel Brindis, Amy Moas, Matthew Daggett, Rolf Skar, and Todd Paglia, developed a campaign called "Resolute: Forest Destroyer."…

 "The claim by Greenpeace -- which has never planted a single tree in the Boreal forest -- that Resolute -- which has planted over a billion trees in the Boreal forest and contributed to no permanent loss of forest acreage -- is a 'Forest Destroyer' is patently false and unfounded. It is a malicious lie," the plaintiffs say…

Michael Bowe of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman represents the plaintiff. Bowe told Courthouse News, "This is a good company, run by good people. It planted over a billion trees in the Boreal Forest and caused no permanent deforestation. Calling it a 'destroyer' of the Boreal is absurd and indefensible and maligns good people and hurts all those who make a living in this renewable resource."…