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Chevron's Ecuador Strategy Starts to Crumble After Stunning Setback in Investor Arbitration

17 March 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Even the three members of a controversial pro-corporate investor arbitration panel – which meets in secret and we believe sits illegitimately – appear to be turning against Chevron in the company's longstanding campaign to evade paying its $10 billion Ecuador pollution liability.     More »

The Hague Rules Against Chevron in Ecuador Case

The international court ruled in favor of Ecuador in its case against the U.S. oil giant for causing one of the world's greatest environmental disasters.
13 March 2015 | TeleSur

The International Court of Justice (CIJ) ruled Thursday a prior ruling by an Ecuadorean court that fined the U.S.-based oil company Chevron US$9.5 billion in 2011 should be upheld.     More »

Ecuador Lands a Victory in Chevron's Hague Challenge

12 March 2015 | Courthouse News Service

Ecuador persuaded an arbitration tribunal in The Hague on Thursday that its settlement with Chevron did not necessarily preclude rainforest residents from suing over the same pollution that decades of oil drilling wrought in the rainforest city of Lago Agrio.     More »

Courthouse News: Forensic Report Suggests Chevron Falsified Evidence in Ecuador

6 March 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron is desperately trying to hide from public view a new forensic report that appears to definitively prove what we have been saying for months: the company's fake narrative that it was the "victim" of the courts in its chosen forum of Ecuador is a house of cards that is fast collapsing.     More »

​The Plan to Mop Up the World's Largest Oil Spill With Fungus

5 March 2015 | Motherboard

"Justice isn't something that the government has in its pocket or Chevron has in its bank account,” said Mitch Anderson of ClearWater. “It's something that communities build.”     More »

Chevron Chutzpah Knows No Bounds in Statements About Ecuadorians' Contamination Case

27 February 2015 | The Huffington Post

Sometimes the less you say, the more you say. That's especially true when your opponent has a habit of making ill-advised and even moronic statements about the most important environmental case in history.     More »

Amazon Judge's Data Secretly Scanned in $9.8B Chevron Fight

"It was a huge gamble and it did not pay off for [Chevron]. The hard drives prove what [Ecuador] has insisted all along: Judge Zambrano wrote the Lago Agrio judgment, and nothing Guerra says can be believed."
27 February 2015 | Courthouse News Service

Lawyers for the Ecuadorean government unveiled a new piece of evidence to support their citizens' embattled $9.8 billion environmental judgment against Chevron. The company performed forensic searches of two of former judge Zambrano's judicial computers, over Ecuador's "vociferous objection. "It was a huge gamble and it did not pay off for [Chevron]. The hard drives prove what [Ecuador] has insisted all along: Judge Zambrano wrote the Lago Agrio judgment, and nothing Guerra says can be believed."     More »

Donziger to Wall Street Journal: The Real Fraud Is Chevron's Jurisdictional Shell Game

23 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

The Wall Street Journal today prominently featured a letter from attorney Steven Donziger criticizing Chevron for engaging in a jurisdictional shell game to evade paying the environmental judgment in its chosen forum of Ecuador.     More »

Chevron vs. Ecuador: Which Side Is the Manipulator?

Your editorial on the Ecuador pollution lawsuit ignores judicial findings from three layers of courts that the oil company engaged in misconduct and fraud.
23 February 2015 | Wall Street Journal

The editorial on the settlement between Chevron and financier James Russell DeLeon over the Ecuador pollution lawsuit ignores judicial findings from three layers of courts that the oil company engaged in misconduct and fraud.     More »

Top Ten List of Chevron's Most Outrageous Comments on Its Ecuador Disaster

17 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Once evidence emerged that their client was guilty of dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste in Ecuador's rainforest, Chevron's gargantuan "team" of lawyers and consultants just couldn't seem to stop stepping on themselves.     More »