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In Ecuador, Chevron Found Contamination – and Comedy – in Soil They Testified Was Clean

16 April 2015 | AmericaBlog

If we have no cohesive mechanism to hold large corporations accountable for their actions, we’re going to get even more of this: perpetrators laughing in the face of pollution.     Read more...

EU Legislators Express Support for Chevron Victims in Ecuador

The representatives expressed their support to the 30,000 victims of the oil company Chevron in the Amazon
16 April 2015 | TeleSur

​Some 40 left-wing Members of the European Parliament(MEPs) read a letter supporting the victims of the environmental damages wrought by oil giant Chevron-Texaco, during a public audience held in parliament Wednesday.     Read more...

Donziger's Case Against Chevron, In His Own Words

15 April 2015 | Law360

As one of the U.S. lawyers who worked with a talented group of Ecuadorian advocates to help win the judgment and who now finds himself the main target of Chevron's retaliation campaign, I want to present my perspective on the history of this two-decade dispute and explain why I and others working for those affected believe the company's strategy distorts basic facts, undermines the rule of law and ultimately will backfire.     Read more...

Chevron Whistleblower Videos Prove Oil Giant's Guilt in Ecuador - AGAIN

15 April 2015 | Huffington Post

On April 8th, Amazon Watch released secret videos turned over by a Chevron whistleblower that clearly show company technicians finding extensive oil pollution at well sites in the Amazon that Chevron had previously certified as "remediated". The videos are amazingly damning to Chevron.     Read more...

The Chevron Tapes: How U.S. Federal Judge Kaplan Tried to Help Oil Giant Hide Its Corruption in Ecuador

14 April 2015 | The Chevron Pit

The stunning internal Chevron internal videos released last week by VICE and the environmental group Amazon Watch demonstrate the oil company knew of its massive contamination in Ecuador's rainforest and had an elaborate ruse to lie about it in court.     Read more...

Leaked Videos Suggest Chevron Cover-up of Amazon Pollution

10 April 2015 | Al Jazeera America

Videos allegedly leaked by a whistleblower at Chevron Corporation purport to show employees and consultants paid by the energy giant finding petroleum contamination at sites in the Ecuadorean Amazon that the company claimed had been cleaned up years earlier.     Read more...

Current Findings of Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador "Just Scratch the Surface"

9 April 2015 | Huffington Post

"A (Chevron) spokesman told me yesterday that the billions of gallons of waste that was dumped 'wasn't necessarily toxic .... We've done inspections. We've done a deep scientific analysis, and that analysis has shown no harmful impacts from the operations. There just aren't any.'"     Read more...

Chevron Whistleblower Videos Show Deliberate Falsification of Evidence in Ecuador Oil Pollution Trial

9 April 2015 | DeSmogBlog

Chevron has already lost the lawsuit filed against the company by a group of Indigenous villagers and rural Ecuadorians who say Texaco, which merged with Chevron in 2001, left behind hundreds of open, unlined pits full of toxic oil waste it had dug into the floor of the Amazon rainforest. But new videos released by an anonymous Chevron whistleblower undermine the company’s entire defense in the original suit as well as its RICO counterattack.     Read more...

The Chevron Tapes: Video Shows Oil Giant Allegedly Covering Up Amazon Contamination

8 April 2015 | VICE News

Another twist has emerged in a decades-long legal battle pitting residents of Ecuador's Amazon forest and their controversial trial attorney against one of the world's largest energy companies. Environmental advocates released a video today that they describe as evidence of attempts by Chevron to skirt Ecuadoran law and cover up contamination of the Amazon.     Read more...

The Chevron Tapes

Secret videos reveal company hid pollution in Ecuador
8 April 2015 | Eye on the Amazon

In 2011, a mysterious package arrived at our D.C. office. Beat up, rumpled and with no return address, a staffer avoided opening it fearing it may have been a bomb. We could never have guessed that the contents would instead turn out to be a smoking gun in one of the largest and longest-running environmental cases in the world.     Read more...