Earthstone International–Video Update
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YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK, OR MAYBE NOT
Earthstone International got $9 million, free and clear, thanks to Governor Bill Richardson. So what did we get in return? We’ve been on this story over a year, first reporting the fact they never built the plant in Santa Teresa, NM that Richardson said they would build. Then we exposed their financial hijinks.
Another El Jefe Production: The SIC’s Suspicious Investment in Earthstone International. Our Story of the Year for 2009
The co-founder of Earthstone International, Gay Dillingham, has been a significant financial contributor to Richardson and his appointee to the Environmental Improvement Board. She has spoken in favor of the EIB considering a CO2 emissions cap on New Mexico industry.
We visited Earthstone’s offices again to see if they have produced anywhere close to the number of jobs they pledged when they were trying to get millions of our money.