Saturday, February 09, 2013

Remember when Google announced that they were going to be carbon neutral by five years ago? Now they want to build an $82 million private airport for executives

San Jose Official Backs Plan For New $82M Google Airport « CBS San Francisco
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – San Jose should accept an offer by a major airport operator  of Google Inc. at Mineta San Jose International Airport, a city official said.

Signature Aviation, a British firm, wants to construct an executive terminal, hangars and ramp space “accommodating the largest business jets” for Mountain View-based Google at the San Jose airport, William Sherry, the city’s director of aviation, wrote in a memo.
Tom Nelson: google_guys
A photo-op of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin plugging-in a hybrid car was part of the search engine giant’s June announcement promising carbon neutrality by 2008. But how this PR-fluff squares with the so-called “Google party jet” — Page and Brin’s gargantuan personal Boeing 767, which burns about 1,550 gallons/hour — is any one’s guess.

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