The Hall of Shame

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THE BACOFOIL BANDIT$

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ALCOA, KILLERS OF ICELAND

ALCOA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Fuller

Kathryn S. Fuller

Director of ALCOA

Governance and Nominating Committee
Public Issues Committee

Former President and Chief Executive Officer of
World Wildlife Fund U.S.

Brought with her in 2003 a million dollars from ALCOA into WWF-US and stopped the WWF-US campaign against ALCOA’s destruction of Iceland.

WHughes
Wade Hughes

Director Public Strategy
Global Primary Products Growth
390 Park Avenue
New York
Tel: 001212 836 2738
Fax: 001212 836 2802
Cell: 001917 400 9344
Particularly at weekends
 wade.hughes at alcoa.com

Campaigners against ALCOA

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Halldor Asgrimsson
Ex-Prime Minister
Progressive Party

The man whose political career had to be rescued with the sacrifice of the greatest untouched wilderness of Europe

Asgrimsson has resigned as Prime minister, member of parliament and chairman of the so called Progressive Party because of the shambles Icelandic economy has got into due to his heavy industry nightmare!
“During the 1980’s, when Halldór Ásgrímsson (who was forced to resign as PM in June 2006) was minister of fisheries, the whaling policy caused untold damage to Icelandic interests. At the time Halldór Ásgrímsson lied repeatedly to the nation that whaling was not affecting Icelandic interests abroad, when in fact anyone who wanted to know knew that one fish factory after another in Icelandic ownership was having to shut down in Germany, Canada and the US due to public boycots in these countries.
Now Halldór Ásgrímsson has gone into ignoble exile abroad in some cushy position, when in fact he should be prosecuted for his long record of corruption. Instead he counts his millions, never being known for his concern about his own reputation. But his unexplained scampering out of Icelandic politics was aided at the time by the complete silence of Icelandic media about his real reasons to jump ship. And yet this was our Prime Minister! A man who was very much responsible for the corrupt fish quota system (from which he and his own family ‘dynasty’ profit heavily), the criminally ill-advised heavy industry policy and Iceland’s highly questionable support for the war against the Iraqi people. Not to speak of his personal profiting from the sale of the Agricultural Bank, while in office. “

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David Oddsson

Ex-Prime Minister
President of the National Bank
Conservative Party

Prides himself with being a “special friend” of Italian ex-PM Berlusconi. Before Impregilo bid for Karahnjukar dams Oddson had a series of meetings with Berlusconi. At the time Impregilo was up for liquidation but the Karahnjukar contract resqued the company. Exactly what did Oddsson and Berlusconi decide during their informal meetings in the sun at Thingvellir?

Oddsson is responsible for introducing the tendency of almost psychopathic vengefulness of his so called “Blue Hand” into Icelandic society. He entertains a ruthless court of lackeys and sycophants in the shadow of an unwholesome national cult of his own autocratic personality.

Finally jumped ship before the shit hit the fan in numerous ways, but made sure the departure was highly lucrative for himself.

 david at althingi.is

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Friðrik Sophusson, director of Landsvirkjun

Fridrik Sophusson
Director of Landsvirkjun
Conservative PartyHas been asked about the role of bribes in negotiations for the Kárahnjúkar dams)Has made various arrangements for a getaway to  Ingibjorg Solrun

Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir
Chairman of The Social Democratic AllianceMinister of Foreign Affairs
Signed the death warrant of Kárahnjúkar, as Mayor of Reykjavik City, while outside her window hundreds of people shouted “Don’t sign!”

The authenticity of her recent claims of having changed her mind about the heavy industry
policy remains to be tested in a new government.

Telephone: +354 5630 500

E-mail:  isg at althingi.is

 

Valgerdur Sverrisdottir    Ex-Minister of Industry and CommerceProgressive PartyThe ‘Aluminium Lady’ likes to linedance on the soggy grave of the Icelandic highlands UPDATE August 2006! Sverrisdottir has been pulled out as Minister of Industry due to the general loathing she has generated with her personality and policy. It has now been confirmed that Sverrisdottir witheld vital geological reports from the Icelandic parliament with grave concerns regarding the safety of the Karahnjukar dams. In the fall of 2006 she did her best to ignore the opposition’s repeated calls for her resignation (due to the above mentioned corruption).

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Bjartmarz

Jonina BjartmarzFormer minister of the EnvironmentYet another dedicated foe of Icelandic nature from the Progressive Party.Incidentally the sister of a certain notoriously volatile police chief engaged in a most unconventional and wrathful propaganda war against protestors at Karahnjukar.Bjartmarz was voted out of parliament in the general elections 12 May 2007 due to corruption.

 jbjart at althingi.is

 

Black Death

Siv Fridleifsdottir(with a certain Wade Hughes of Alcoa, formerly of Greenpeace!)Infamous Ex-Minister of the EnvironmentProgressive PartyOverturned the verdict of the National Planning

Agency. Assumed she was going to be rewarded

for the dirty deeds but just got the boot in a

most humiliating manner.

 siv at althingi.is

ALCOA DINER$

The Aluminium Girl$ dine with ALCOA
Presidente di Impregilo

Professor Paolo SavonaPresidente di Impregilo(also member of Trilateral Commission)LUISS-Guido Carli UniversityViale Pola, 12

0198 Rome, Italy

Email:  paolo.savona at impregilo.it

 

TMS

Tómas Már SigurdssonManaging Director, ALCOA FjardaálHome:Norðurtúni 12700 Egilsstaðir

00354-552 3844

00354-896 3931

Reykjavik offices:

ALCOA FJARDAÁL

Sudurlandsbraut 12

108 Reykjavik

Iceland

Tel: 00354-4707900

PR FUN

Sometimes PR work can be fun…
when the target group is children
Dick Evans

Dick EvansRT ALCAN President and CEO
Jean Philippe Puig

Jean-Philippe PuigDirector of ALCAN Aluminium in Europe
Wofgang Stiller

Wolfgang StillerPechiney Nederland N.V supervisory boardand President, Alcan Primary Metal European Operations & Global Anode Business,Chairman of Rio Tinto-ALCAN Iceland Ltd 

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Rannveig Rist     General Manager, Rio Tinto-ALCAN Iceland Ltd.Known as ‘Járnfrúin’ (The Iron Maiden) by her unfortunate subordinatesHáhæð 2210 Garðabær

Iceland

Tel: 00354-5658551

Járnfrúin

 

Campaigners against RIO TINTO-ALCAN

 

 

bulygin

Alexander BulyginCEO United Company RUSAL
Centurydicks

Steve Schneider of Century Aluminum; Ragnar Gudmundsson, MD at Nordural; Richard Starkweather, Director at Nordural; Jack Gates, Vice-President of Century Aluminum
Dick Stark

Richard StarkweatherDirector Nordural (Century in Iceland) SÓL Á SUÐURNESJUM – Við erum þverpólitísk samtök sem bera nafnið Sól á Suðurnesjum. Markmið okkar eru að: – varðveita náttúrufar og landslagsheildir Reykjanesskagans – opna umræðu meðal almennings á Suðurnesjum um áhrif álvers á umhverfi og samfélag – knýja fram kosningar um álver í Helguvík – Resistance against the Century Aluminum smelter in Helguvik on the Reykjanes peninsula

 

Jon Hjaltalin Magnusson

Jón Hjaltalín MagnússonTechnocrat from HellAltech, Arctus ehf, Atlantsal, RUSAL etc.A prominent aluminium lobbyist with closely guarded shady international connections including Russia, China and US.Ambitions include smelters in the North and in Þorlákshöfn.

Metorð

The Progressive Party

 

The “cancer of Iceland” is probably one of the most

corrupt political parties in Scandinavian history and

certainly the most despised by the Icelandic people.
The party finally fell out of government in the 2007 elections.

 http://www.framsokn.is/framsokn/um%5Fflo…

JGS

Jóhannes Geir SigurgeirssonEx-Chairman Landsvirkjun  Boardjohannes at lv.isApril ’07: Got the boot and is apparently really sore about it because he so much wanted to “follow Karahnjukar dams to completion”
Johannes, with the kind of friends you have, you just don’t need enemies, do you?
EAR

Eyjólfur Árni RafnssonManaging Director of HönnunEmail:  ear at honnun.isPhone: 510-4013Mobile: 892-8326

The Saint

Sigurdur St. ArnaldsLandsvirkjun Chief Spokesman – Karahnjukar ProjectSenior Project Manager of HönnunIn whose name and exactly what deal did hemake with Bechtel “long before Alcoa

even got into the picture”?

Emails:  ssta at honnun.is &  sigurdura at lv.is

Phone: 00354-510-4080 & 00354-515 9210

Mobile: 00354-892-8311

Ex-philosopher
Thorsteinn Hilmarsson
Chief Spokesman LandsvirkjunTelephone: 5610518 & 515 9088Email:  the messenger

ICELANDIC MP’S WHO VOTED FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF EUROPES’ LAST GREAT PRISTINE WILDERNESS:

  • Arnbjörg Sveinsdóttir
  • Árni M. Mathiesen
  • Ásta Möller
  • Bryndís Hlöðversdóttir
  • Einar K. Guðfinnsson
  • Einar Oddur Kristjánsson
  • Einar Már Sigurðarson
  • Geir H. Haarde
  • Gísli S. Einarsson
  • Guðjón Guðmundsson
  • Gudmundur Hallvarðsson
  • Guðni Ágústsson
  • Guðrún Ögmundsdóttir
  • Halldór Ásgrímsson
  • Halldór Blöndal
  • Helga Guðrún Jónasdóttir
  • Hjálmar Árnason
  • Ísólfur Gylfi Pálmason
  • Jóhann Ársælsson
  • Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
  • Jón Kristjánsson
  • Jónína Bjartmarz
  • Karl V. Matthíasson
  • Kjartan Ólafsson
  • Kristinn H. Gunnarsson
  • Kristján L. Möller
  • Kristján Pálsson
  • Lúðvík Bergvinsson
  • Magnús Stefánsson
  • Margrét Frímannsdóttir
  • Páll Pétursson
  • Pétur H. Blöndal
  • Sigríður Ingvarsdóttir
  • Sigríður A. Þórðardóttir
  • Siv Friðleifsdóttir
  • Sólveig Pétursdóttir
  • Sturla Böðvarsson
  • Svanfríður Jóhannsdóttir
  • Tómas Ingi Olrich
  • Valgerður Sverrisdóttir
  • Vilhjálmur Egilsson
  • Þorgerður K. Gunnarsdóttir
  • Össur Skarphéðinsson

NOT PRESENT:

  • Ásta Ragneiður Jóhannesdóttir
  • Björn Bjarnason
  • Davíð Oddson
  • Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson
  • Gunnar Birgisson
  • Lára Margrét Ragnarsdóttir
  • Ólafur Örn Haraldsson
  • Sigríður Jóhannesdóttir

ABSTAINED:

  • Guðjón A. Kristjánsson
  • Katrín Fjeldsted

VOTED AGAINST THE KÁRAHNJÚKAR PROJECT:

  • Jón Bjarnason
  • Kolbrún Halldórsdóttir
  • Rannveig Guðmundsdóttir
  • Steingrímur J. Sigfússon
  • Sverrir Hermannsson
  • Þórunn Sveinbjarnardóttir
  • Þuríður Backman
  • Ögmundur Jónasson
  • Árni Steinar Jóhannson
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4 Responses to “The Hall of Shame”

  1. Your website has destroyed my impression of an idyllic Iceland, but indeed I suppose not everyone up there lives from knitting sweaters and catching fish (and/or whales). It comforts me now to realize that we are not alone in fighting nefarious commercial enterprises. Our village is presently being destroyed by an American-owned lignite mining company. Perhaps you saw our little church being transported away last October on television. Despite the holy aura that such an action radiates, the grim reality is that lignite emits more CO2 per kilowatt-hour than any other fossil fuel. Maybe that would qualify it for the Guiness Book of Records. We also could start our own Hall of Shame, but I’m holding off from that until I have received the results of a government investigation on certain lignite managers who may have been former employees of the East German secret police (Stasi). If that is verified, then maybe the sales of lignite power will increase just like many people have wanted a piece of the Berlin Wall for a souvenier.

    Here is a study I have prepared on the German lignite industry: http://www.heuersdorf.de/apc18.pdf

    You can get a printed copy from the Swedish NGO Secretariat on Acid Rain in Göteborg.

    Let me know if you have any questions.

  2. Jaap says:

    Hi Jefrey, all the best with your struggle. I’ve added a you to our links page. Stay in touch with updates!

  3. The next election in Italy will probably not be in favour of Berlusconi so he’s right to enjoy the good times while they go on. It appears this is what he’s doing at the moment anyway!

  4. Edmundo says:

    Most wonderful country in the world with most wonderful people of the world.
    Iceland my sweet love.

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