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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 »

American Lawyer's Michael Goldhaber Under Fire Again for Biased Coverage of Ecuador Case

9 February 2015 | The Chevron Pit

The ethics of American Lawyer reporter Michael Goldhaber are under fire – yet again – for his one-sided coverage in favor of Chevron in the Ecuador pollution dispute.     More »

In Davos, Chevron Crowned Worst Corporation of the Year for Ecuador Disaster

23 January 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron's battered image over its Ecuador disaster has taken another big hit – this time in Davos in front of the world's political and policy elite attending the World Economic Forum. That's where Chevron CEO John Watson was crowned today with the humiliating Public Eye award given annually to the world's worst corporation.     More »

Chevron Given Public Eye Award for Ecuador Oil Damages

23 January 2015 | SWI

The petroleum giant Chevron has received the most tongue-in-cheek designation in Davos: the Public Eye Lifetime Award, given to the company with the worst record when it comes to human rights and protecting the planet.     More »

And the Lifetime Award for Shameful Corporate Behavior Goes to... Chevron

23 January 2015 | Common Dreams

As global elites gather in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum, the oil giant Chevron was singled out on Friday for a highly competitive – if unflattering – international distinction: the Public Eye Lifetime Award for its extraordinary corporate irresponsibility, which includes monumental environmental destruction in northern Ecuador.     More »

Courts Deep-Six Details of Chevron's Relationship to Shady Characters in Cover-Up of Ecuador Environmental Disaster

21 January 2015 | Huffington Post

After more than two decades of litigation, Chevron continues to protect a series of shady characters who have been instrumental in trying to sabotage a legal case brought by indigenous groups over environmental damage in Ecuador's rainforest.     More »