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Chevron CEO Watson Shows He Is Out of Touch on Ecuador Litigation, Fossil Fuels

26 May 2016 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron CEO John Watson and his Board of Directors seemed terribly out of touch at the company's annual meeting this week where they were once again pounded by the environmental group Amazon Watch and its allies. Watson simply refused to deal with his two key challenges: the $11 billion Ecuador pollution judgment, and climate change.     More »

In "Epic Fight for Justice," Activists Descend on Chevron Meeting

Like ExxonMobil, Chevron rejected a host of resolutions aimed at addressing its role in climate change
25 May 2015 | Common Dreams

"This is an epic fight for justice and Chevron management is living in denial if it thinks we will ever go away until justice is served," said Paul Paz y Miño of Amazon Watch.     More »

Chevron Draws Protest on Climate and Ecuador

25 May 2015 | Courthouse News

"Mr. Watson, stop your racism against us," said Secoya leader Humberto Piaguaje. "We are neither manipulated nor will we ever be manipulated by lawyers or anyone else, as you continually repeat. We are intelligent enough to think and act for ourselves and to seek justice."     More »

Chevron CEO To His Board: Our Ecuador Problem Just Won’t Go Away

24 May 2016 | Eye on the Amazon

We don't have access to Chevron's internal communications, but if we did, this "memo" is what we imagine we might see.     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.     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 »

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 »