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Chevron Reeling? Oil Giant Abandons Key Claim In Ecuador Pollution Case

5 April 2016 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron appears to be reeling again in the Ecuador pollution case. The company's options to evade paying for a clean-up of the billions of gallons of toxic waste it dumped in the rainforest – decimating indigenous groups – continue to narrow.     More »

In Key Setback, Chevron Abandons Last Legitimate Legal Claim in Ecuador Against $10B Pollution Judgment

31 March 2016 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

Quito, Ecuador – Chevron has decided to abandon the last legitimate legal challenge to its $10 billion pollution liability in Ecuador, dealing yet another blow to the company's strategy to evade a clean-up of billions of gallons of toxic waste that courts found were deliberately dumped into the country's rainforest.     More »

Alec Baldwin Helps Expose Chevron's $10 Billion Ecuador Pollution Disaster

24 March 2016 | The Chevron Pit

Actor and journalist Alec Baldwin has used his popular podcast "Here's The Thing" to interview human rights attorney Steven Donziger about Chevron's pollution disaster in Ecuador's rainforest.     More »

Steven Donziger: Oil and Its Aftermath

15 March 2016 | Alec Baldwin's Here's The Thing on WNYC

Alec Baldwin interviewed Steven Donziger on WNYC's program Here's The Thing about Chevron's environmental crimes in Ecuador.     More »

The Epic Battle to Get Justice from Chevron

6 February 2016 | This Changes Everything

“If I had to bet on it, I would bet on Canada. The Supreme Court decision allowing us to proceed with the enforcement in that country is a big blow to Chevron because it has enough assets in Canada to pay the bill.”     More »

Chevron At War With Canada Supreme Court; Company Also Faces Accusations of Terrorism and Tax Evasion

2 February 2016 | The Chevron Pit

As Chevron faces a potential litigation catastrophe over its $10 billion pollution liability in Ecuador, we have decided to publish a news summary from the front lines of the historic battle by indigenous communities to hold the company accountable for its "Amazon Chernobyl" disaster.     More »

Chevron Violates Canada Supreme Court Order By Trying to "Derail" Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Lawyer Says

27 January 2016 | UDAPT

Toronto, Canada – Chevron is under fire in Canada for violating a unanimous order of the country's Supreme Court that Ecuadorian rainforest villagers be allowed to try to seize the oil giant's assets to force it to comply with a $10 billion pollution judgment in their home country, according to the latest legal motion filed in the action.     More »

Braving Death Threats, Ecuadorian Villagers Ask U.N. to Block Chevron From Attacking Human Rights Defenders Who Obtained Historic Judgment

21 January 2016 | Amazon Watch

Geneva, Switzerland – Ecuadorian indigenous villagers who braved death threats in their battle with Chevron have teamed up with a leading international organization to demand that the United Nations block the oil giant from continuing an intimidation campaign targeting the human rights advocates who obtained a legally-binding $10 billion environmental pollution judgment against the company.     More »

Here Are Five Reasons Why 2016 Could Spell Disaster for Chevron's Ecuador Strategy

5 January 2016 | The Chevron Pit

The year 2016 is shaping up to be particularly dreadful for Chevron in the Ecuador pollution case despite massive expenditures by the company -- estimated to be $2 billion and rising -- to pay dozens of law firms to try to derail the litigation.     More »

In 2016, Chevron Faces Potential "Litigation Catastrophe" Over Ecuador Pollution Liability

4 January 2016 | UDAPT

New York, NY – In 2016, Chevron faces a potential litigation catastrophe over its $10 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" pollution liability as rainforest villagers step up efforts to force company assets into receivership to pay for a court-ordered clean-up of what experts consider to be one of the worst oil-related environmental disasters in history.     More »