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Chevron Faces New 2nd Circuit Showdown

10 April 2013 | Courthouse News

New York, NY – The 2nd Circuit fast-tracked arguments for May in Chevron's battle against a $19 billion judgment it faces for oil contamination in Ecuador.     More »

More Revelations About Chevron's Paid Witness & Its Miami Lawyer, Andres Rivero

6 April 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron not only is lying to a U.S. court about what happened in the historic Ecuadorian trial that the oil giant lost, it also offered a $1 million bribe to turn evidence against the Ecuadorians and their lawyers, testified an Ecuador judge in a legal declaration filed yesterday in the Southern District Court of New York.     More »

We Beat Chevron, but the Fight for Real Justice Continues

5 April 2013 | Eye on the Amazon

At one point or another every social justice activist wakes up wondering if we stand a chance against the massive forces acting against us. This week, my faith in justice was given a boost when we won a major victory against Chevron.     More »

Ecuador Judge Rejects Bribe Claims Against Him in Chevron Case

5 April 2013 | Reuters

Zambrano denied the allegation in his own affidavit, filed in the same New York federal court for a fraud case being brought by Chevron. He also claimed in the affidavit that Guerra had told him that the U.S. oil company would offer Zambrano $1 million in exchange for a "statement in favor of Chevron."     More »

Victory! Judge Thwarts Chevron's Attempt to Open Amazon Watch's Confidential Files

4 April 2013 | EarthRights International

Yesterday, in a major victory for our friends at Amazon Watch and ERI’s legal team, a Federal Judge in California quashed two sweeping subpoenas issued to AW by Chevron. ERI, serving as AW’s lawyers, successfully argued that the subpoenas violated Amazon Watch’s First Amendment rights and were unduly burdensome and intended to harass one of Chevron’s public critics.     More »

Take That Chevron: There's A First Amendment After All

4 April 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron took a severe punch yesterday in its home state of California when a judge there ruled to ditch the oil giant's subpoena against an environmental group that has been highly critical of the company concerning its massive contamination of the Ecuadorian rainforest.     More »

Chevron Can't Force Ecuador Advocacy Group To Reveal Docs

4 April 2013 | Law360

San Francisco, CA – A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected Chevron's bid to compel advocacy group Amazon Watch to turn over thousands of documents in connection with the company's New York racketeering suit over a $19.2 billion Ecuadorean pollution judgment.     More »

Judge Rejects Chevron Subpoena of Advocacy Group in Ecuador Case

3 April 2013 | Reuters

San Francisco, CA – A U.S. judge has rejected efforts by Chevron Corp to secure documents from a California environmental advocacy group in a fraud case related to a $19 billion award for rainforest pollution in Ecuador.     More »

Chevron Can Solve Its Argentina Problem: Pay the Judgment

28 March 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron's head of operations in Argentina has complained to the Ecuadorians, who recently won a $19 billion judgment against the company for massive oil contamination, that future exploration and drilling is threatened in Argentina because of a local court's decision to freeze its assets.     More »

Third Chevron Spill In Utah Bigger Than Thought – Why Are We Not Surprised

27 March 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron always downplays the impact of its drilling and exploration practices on the environment and human health. One expert, John Connor, has even testified that he has never found any evidence that Chevron's drilling has harmed anyone or anything EVER.      More »