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On Eve of Key Court Hearing, Chevron Drops Fraud Claims Against Funder of Ecuador Pollution Case

19 April 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – On the eve of an important court hearing and with its key factual evidence of "ghostwriting" firmly rebutted, Chevron has decided to drop a long-running litigation against a small funder of the Ecuador pollution lawsuit in a settlement where no money is being exchanged.     More »

More Secret Videos from Chevron Whistleblower Show Ecuadorian Villager Asking for Help Oil Giant Never Provided

A Worker Describes How Chevron Ordered Him and Others to Release Toxic Water Directly into Streams Used for Drinking and Bathing
17 April 2015 | Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA – Amazon Watch has released more secret video footage from a Chevron whistleblower today, showing an Ecuadorian villager asking for help that Chevron never provided to protect his children.     More »

Chevron's Contamination in Ecuador "Just Scratches the Surface," a New Report Finds

15 April 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Contamination left by Texaco, now Chevron, in the Ecuador rainforest five decades ago continues to harm the environment and jeopardize human health, finds a new report by a leading New Jersey-based environmental engineering firm.     More »

Chevron's Secret Videos Show Company Technicians Finding and Mocking Extensive Oil Contamination in Ecuador Rainforest

"Pre-inspection" videos are further evidence of Chevron's effort to corrupt Ecuador pollution trial
8 April 2015 | Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA – Internal Chevron videos of secret “pre-inspections” of well sites during the Ecuador pollution trial show company technicians finding and then mocking the extensive oil contamination in areas of the Amazon rainforest that the oil giant had claimed in various courts had been remediated.     More »

Chevron Falsified Evidence Before U.S. Federal Court About Authorship of Ecuador Judgment, Arbitration Panel Is Told

31 March 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – A new forensic analysis appears to completely undermine the testimony of Chevron's star witness in the Ecuador pollution case and suggests the oil company falsified evidence about the authorship of the Ecuador trial judgment to evade paying its $9.5 billion liability, according to legal filings presented recently to an investor arbitration panel.     More »

Chevron-DeLeon Settlement in Ecuador Case Will Lead to More Funds for Environmental Clean-up, Villagers Say

16 February 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Chevron's settlement with London-based businessman Russell DeLeon over his support for indigenous rainforest villagers will lead to more funds for environmental clean-up and ultimately backfire against the oil giant.     More »

Rainforest Villagers Demand Release of New Report That Demonstrates Chevron's Star Witness Lied in Federal Court

9 February 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Rainforest villagers from Ecuador are demanding that Chevron's lead appellate counsel Theodore B. Olson and their own government immediately make public the contents of a new forensic report that appears to prove that the oil giant's key allegation in its retaliatory RICO case is false.     More »

Chevron's Battered Image Over Ecuador Ecological Disaster Takes Another Hit in Davos

Oil Giant Wins "Lifetime Achievement" Award for Efforts to Evade Justice
23 January 2015 | Amazon Watch

Davos, Switzerland – Prominent Swiss environmental organizations have crowned Chevron with an embarrassing "lifetime achievement" award for dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste into streams and rivers in Ecuador's rainforest relied on by local indigenous communities for their water.     More »

Chevron Maneuvering to Block Ecuadorian Villagers from Enforcing $9.5 Billion Judgment in Canadian Courts

10 December 2014 | Hinton Communications

Ottawa, Canada – Trying to make good on its promise of a "lifetime of litigation" to avoid paying for a clean-up of Ecuador's rainforest, Chevron will ask the Supreme Court of Canada this week to create a new jurisdictional hurdle that likely would close off the country's courts to indigenous communities seeking to enforce their $9.5 billion environmental judgment against the company.     More »

Chevron Trying to Suppress Expert Report that Undermines Company's Star Witness in Ecuador Pollution Trial

4 December 2014 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – As its much-vaunted racketeering verdict over a $9.5 billion Ecuador liability faces likely reversal, Chevron is now trying to suppress a new expert report that appears to provide yet more evidence that the oil giant's star witness was corrupt and lied to the U.S. judge who presided over the racketeering case.     More »