ChevronToxico

News and Multimedia from 2010

Leonardo DiCaprio, Woody Allen, Academy of Motion Pictures Join Filmmaker In Showdown with Chevron over Ecuador Footage

Robert Redford, Bill Moyers, Mikhail Gorbachev, Trudie Styler Also Line Up Against Oil Giant In Legal Battle
Key First Amendment Case Attracts Wide Attention

14 July 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Leonardo DiCaprio, Woody Allen, Robert Redford, Mikhail Gorbachev and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have joined forces with celebrated filmmaker Joe Berlinger as he faces a key legal showdown Wednesday with Chevron over its attempt to access 600 hours of private video footage from the film CRUDE that documents the oil giant's massive environmental contamination of Ecuador's Amazon.     Read more...

Chevron Draws Fire from U.S. Council of Bishops, Sierra Club over Improper Ecuador Lobbying

Oil Giant's Campaign to Cancel Ecuador's Trade Preferences Derailed for Fifth Straight Year
8 July 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Chevron's lobbying campaign to cancel Ecuador's trade preferences over a $27 billion environmental lawsuit brought by indigenous groups appears headed for failure yet again.     Read more...

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 3: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 3: Amazon to the Gulf

2 July 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     Read more...

Ecuador's Oil-Waste Victims Share Solidarity

2 July 2010 | Daily Comet

Luis Yanza traveled nearly half way around the world this week only to find that oil companies use the same toxic practices and treat indigenous people in the United States the same as in Ecuador.     Read more...

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 2: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 2: Amazon to the Gulf

1 July 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     Read more...

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 1: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 1: Amazon to the Gulf

30 June 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     Read more...

Ecuador Tribe in Rare Visit to Help Clean-Up Lousiana Oil Spill

Ecuador Tribe in Rare Visit to Help Clean-Up Lousiana Oil Spill

30 June 2010 | Al Jazeera

There has been a rare offer of support from an indigenous community from Ecuador for another indigenous tribe in Louisiana that has been affected by the spill. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler joined the Ecuadorians in Louisiana's Bay Baptiste.     Read more...

Historic Town Hall Event: Bayou American Indian Tribe Hard Hit by BP Gulf Spill to Host Leaders of Ecuador’s Indigenous Communities Devastated by Chevron Oil Contamination

Event will include presentation by Ecuadoreans on lessons learned about recovery from oil disasters, native cultural exchange & ceremony, music, dance, and community meal
29 June 2010 | Amazon Watch

The United Houma Nation, a Gulf Coast Native American tribe in southeast Louisiana severely affected by the Gulf oil spill, is hosting a cultural exchange with their Ecuadorean counterparts who have been severely impacted for decades by Chevron's oil contamination in Ecuador's rainforest.     Read more...

Report: The Lasting Stain of Oil

Cautionary Tales and Lessons from the Amazon
28 June 2010 | Amazon Watch

What Amazonian tribes affected by Chevron's oil disaster can share with Gulf Coast communities.     Read more...

Cultural Exchange: Bayou American Indian Tribes Impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster to Host Leaders of Ecuador’s Indigenous Communities Devastated by Chevron Oil Contamination

28 June 2010 | Amazon Watch

Gulf Coast American Indian Tribes in southeast Louisiana impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be hosting a cultural exchange with their Ecuadorean counterparts who have been severely impacted for decades by Chevron's oil contamination in Ecuador's rainforest.     Read more...