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Chevron CEO Faces Pressure Cooker Over Ecuador, Climate Change at Shareholder Meeting

20 May 2016 | Amazon Watch

Chevron's unprecedented $11 billion pollution liability in Ecuador and its refusal to address climate change are set to dominate the company's annual meeting as CEO John Watson faces increasing pressure from his own shareholders, court rulings, and environmental groups who are accusing the company of trying to intimidate critics and evade its legacy contamination problems.     Read more...

UDAPT Open Letters and Statements for Chevron's 2016 AGM

16 May 2015

In the framework of the Global Anti-Chevron Day and Chevron's Annual General Meeting of shareholders, UDAPT has prepared two letters addressed to specific groups of Chevron investors who are generally responsive to environmental topics: pension funds and religious groups.     Read more...

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.     Read 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.     Read 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.     Read 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.     Read 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.”     Read 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.     Read 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.     Read 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.     Read more...