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Amazon Watch's Response to Chevron's Outrageous Accusations

3 February 2011 | Amazon Watch

We are appalled to be named in Chevron's legal assault, but will not be intimated by this corporate bullying. We stand in solidarity with the victims of Chevron's ongoing and apparently escalating abuse, and will stand with them until they get the justice they have sought for too long.     More »

Summary of Final Argument (Part I)

Summary of the Alegato – Pt. I of Final Argument in Lawsuit
24 January 2011 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Lawyers for the Amazonian communities suing Chevron have submitted the first part of their final written argument to the Ecuador court, outlining the evidence demonstrating Chevron's liability in the $113 billion environmental damages lawsuit, and the fraud behind the company's primary defense of remediation.

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Clean Up Ecuador Campaign Briefing Paper

Understanding Recent Developments in the Landmark Chevron-Ecuador Case
Winter 2011 | Amazon Watch

After more than 17 years of litigation, the monumental class action against oil giant Chevron (formerly Texaco) for widespread environmental devastation in the Ecuadorian Amazon is nearing an end. This briefing paper provides a brief background on this historic legal battle, followed by an outline of some of Chevron's strategies to evade accountability for one of the world's worst ecological disasters.     More »

Plaintiffs' Motion to Depose Diego Borja

31 December 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Plaintiffs' motion to depose Chevron operative Diego Borja, who has admitted to having evidence of Chevron misconduct in the trial.     More »

Legal Threats Against Judge Nicolas Zambrano

21 December 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

In a series of recent legal papers, Chevron lawyers Enrique Carbajal and Alberto Racines threatened trial Judge Nicolas Zambrano with criminal sanctions and prison if he failed to grant their motions asking for a dismissal of the case, which has been on trial since 2003 in the Amazon town of Lago Agrio.     More »

Summary of Analysis of Damages to Ecuador's Amazon Basin

17 September 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

In accordance with the Ecuador Court's Order, the Ecuadorian communities submitted a legal brief along with six Annexes prepared by environmental, economic, and medical consultants retained by the communities. These expert valuation assessments were submitted to add additional scientific analysis and insight for the Court on the issue of damages utilizing evidence in the record and from relevant public studies.     More »

Government of Ecuador's Motion to Depose Diego Borja

10 September 2010

Ecuador's motion to depose Chevron operative Diego Borja, who has admitted to having evidence of Chevron misconduct in the trial.     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.     More »

Response to Chevron's Myths about the Cabrera Report

10 February 2010 | Amazon Defense Coalition

A point-by-point response to Chevron's misrepresentations about Richard Cabrera, a court-appointed expert who conducted a damages assessment not to the company’s liking.     More »

Letter from Atossa Soltani to New Chevron CEO, John Watson

You Have an Opportunity to Resolve Human Tragedy in Ecuador
17 December 2009

On January 1st, John Watson will become the new Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation. Within the first few months of his tenure, a judgment is expected on a monumental environmental lawsuit for cleanup of oil contamination affecting tens of thousands of people living in an Amazon rainforest region of Ecuador.     More »