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ID:

210

Date:

2007-06-11

Headline:

New Light Shed on Farm Subsidy Payments

Reporter's name:

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Environmental Working Group, a public interest group, and several media organizations used FOIA to obtain a U.S. Department of Agriculture database of subsidy recipients, including individuals behind farm corporations, partnerships and other business entities. The database, compiled at the request of Congress, contains some 358,000 beneficiaries who received $9.8 billion in crop subsidy benefits between 2003 and 2005.

Keywords:

Environmental Working Group, database, subsidy recipients, farm corporations, partnerships, business entities, crop subsidy payments

URL:

http://www.mulchblog.com/2007/06/naming_15_million_names.php


Agencies:

USDA

States:

US

Categories:

agriculture


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