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In Chevron's Ecuador Case, Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied But, Hey, Football Season's About to Begin

6 July 2016 | Huffington Post

What does superstar quarterback Tom Brady and a group of Ecuadorian indigenous tribes suing Chevron for massive oil contamination have in common?     Read more...

Chevron Shareholders Still Wary of Risks from $11 Billion Ecuador Judgment

6 July 2016 | CSR Strategy Group

Chevron shareholders remain wary of the risks from an $11 billion judgment against the company in Ecuador. They also continue to be critical of Chevron management’s mishandling of the case.     Read more...

The New Corporate Playbook, or What To Do When Environmentalists Stand in Your Way

29 June 2016 | Huffington Post

As part of their Ecuador strategy, Chevron harassed activists, like Amazon Watch, and environmental experts, like the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW), with discovery requests, and sued litigation funders to deprive the affected Ecuadorians and their legal team of the ability to mount a defense. Our lawyers at EarthRights International defended Amazon Watch and other activists, and – thankfully – Chevron was rebuffed. But defending against these efforts is a huge drain on our resources and those of our clients. Both ERI and our NGO clients had our hands full for the year it took to defeat Chevron's subpoenas. That, of course, was the point and we now realize that we must be ready for the next legal action, no matter how frivolous.     Read more...

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Undermines Chevron's Defense in Ecuador Pollution Case

28 June 2016 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron's faltering "racketeering" (or RICO) case against the Ecuadorian villagers the company poisoned with its toxic dumping was just rendered a nullity by the U.S. Supreme Court, dealing another major blow to the oil giant as it attempts to evade paying the $11 billion pollution judgment.     Read more...

Chevron’s Garbage Fire Sale

27 June 2016 | Eye on the Amazon

Chevron sending up massive flares in Richmond is not the only sign things are getting hot for the oil giant on the run from a $11 billion verdict.     Read more...

Indigenous Ecuadorian Leader Confronts Chevron CEO at Shareholder Meeting

25 May 2016 | Rising Up with Sonali

Solani Kolhatkar interviewed Paul Paz y Miño, Associate Director
of Amazon Watch.     Read more...

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.     Read 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 2016 | 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.     Read 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."     Read more...

A Planet in Danger: The World of Chevron

More than 30 territories in the world tell their stories about impacts of Chevron activities
25 May 2015 | Environmental Justice Atlas

This map shows 30+ cases of conflict worldwide due to Chevron activities. The Chevron Corporation constitutes an emblematic example of corporate violation of human rights against people on their lands; the company also uses the international architecture of impunity in order not to assume its responsibility for the damages caused. Moreover, according to a study published in Climatic Change, Chevron is the company which contaminated the planet most with its carbon dioxide emissions during 150 years. The aim of this map is therefore to show major conflicts concerning extractive activities led by the Chevron Corporation as well as peoples' resistance and struggles.     Read more...