Leaders of Strike Out Exxon, a coalition of environmental, civic and religious groups, say despite the stadium's recognition for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design by the U.S. Green Building Council, the Nationals need to jettison their advertising relationship with Exxon, which has its logo on the left-field wall.Burnishes Exxon's image? That's ridiculous. If anyone should be mad about this association it should be Exxon's shareholders for having the company's valuable product associated with something as ugly and unpopular as Nationals' Baseball.
Mike Tidwell, director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and a leader if Strike Out Exxon, said Exxon's involvement in the park burnishes the image of the worst environmental company on the planet.
Monday, July 28, 2008
Great Moments in Misguided Protests
An environmental group is angry with the Nats for running an ad for ExxonMobil on its outfield wall: