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Chevron Chutzpah Knows No Bounds in Statements About Ecuadorians' Contamination Case

27 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Sometimes the less you say, the more you say. That's especially true when your opponent has a habit of making ill-advised and even moronic statements about the most important environmental case in history.     More »

Amazon Judge's Data Secretly Scanned in $9.8B Chevron Fight

"It was a huge gamble and it did not pay off for [Chevron]. The hard drives prove what [Ecuador] has insisted all along: Judge Zambrano wrote the Lago Agrio judgment, and nothing Guerra says can be believed."
27 February 2015 | Courthouse News Service

Lawyers for the Ecuadorean government unveiled a new piece of evidence to support their citizens' embattled $9.8 billion environmental judgment against Chevron. The company performed forensic searches of two of former judge Zambrano's judicial computers, over Ecuador's "vociferous objection. "It was a huge gamble and it did not pay off for [Chevron]. The hard drives prove what [Ecuador] has insisted all along: Judge Zambrano wrote the Lago Agrio judgment, and nothing Guerra says can be believed."     More »

Donziger to Wall Street Journal: The Real Fraud Is Chevron's Jurisdictional Shell Game

23 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

The Wall Street Journal today prominently featured a letter from attorney Steven Donziger criticizing Chevron for engaging in a jurisdictional shell game to evade paying the environmental judgment in its chosen forum of Ecuador.     More »

Chevron vs. Ecuador: Which Side Is the Manipulator?

Your editorial on the Ecuador pollution lawsuit ignores judicial findings from three layers of courts that the oil company engaged in misconduct and fraud.
23 February 2015 | Wall Street Journal

The editorial on the settlement between Chevron and financier James Russell DeLeon over the Ecuador pollution lawsuit ignores judicial findings from three layers of courts that the oil company engaged in misconduct and fraud.     More »

Top Ten List of Chevron's Most Outrageous Comments on Its Ecuador Disaster

17 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Once evidence emerged that their client was guilty of dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste in Ecuador's rainforest, Chevron's gargantuan "team" of lawyers and consultants just couldn't seem to stop stepping on themselves.     More »

Chevron-DeLeon Settlement in Ecuador Case Will Lead to More Funds for Environmental Clean-up, Villagers Say

16 February 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Chevron's settlement with London-based businessman Russell DeLeon over his support for indigenous rainforest villagers will lead to more funds for environmental clean-up and ultimately backfire against the oil giant.     More »

Rainforest Villagers Demand Release of New Report That Demonstrates Chevron's Star Witness Lied in Federal Court

9 February 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Rainforest villagers from Ecuador are demanding that Chevron's lead appellate counsel Theodore B. Olson and their own government immediately make public the contents of a new forensic report that appears to prove that the oil giant's key allegation in its retaliatory RICO case is false.     More »

American Lawyer's Michael Goldhaber Under Fire Again for Biased Coverage of Ecuador Case

9 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

The ethics of American Lawyer reporter Michael Goldhaber are under fire – yet again – for his one-sided coverage in favor of Chevron in the Ecuador pollution dispute.     More »

In Davos, Chevron Crowned Worst Corporation of the Year for Ecuador Disaster

23 January 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron's battered image over its Ecuador disaster has taken another big hit – this time in Davos in front of the world's political and policy elite attending the World Economic Forum. That's where Chevron CEO John Watson was crowned today with the humiliating Public Eye award given annually to the world's worst corporation.     More »

Chevron's Battered Image Over Ecuador Ecological Disaster Takes Another Hit in Davos

Oil Giant Wins "Lifetime Achievement" Award for Efforts to Evade Justice
23 January 2015 | Amazon Watch

Davos, Switzerland – Prominent Swiss environmental organizations have crowned Chevron with an embarrassing "lifetime achievement" award for dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste into streams and rivers in Ecuador's rainforest relied on by local indigenous communities for their water.     More »