News & Multimedia from 2017

Journalist Roger Parloff Blows It Again Over Chevron's Ecuador Pollution Case

19 May 2017 | The Chevron Pit

Legal journalist Roger Parloff, recently dismissed by Fortune magazine, has resurfaced as a writer for Yahoo Finance. But one thing that hasn't changed is his dishonest and unbalanced reporting in favor of Chevron in the historic Ecuador pollution case where the company faces a huge liability for its toxic dumping in the rainforest.     Read more...

Will the Supreme Court Strike Down Chevron's Facially Corrupt RICO Case?

16 May 2017 | Huffington Post

The Supreme Court has one last chance to stop Chevron’s self-serving legal circus from becoming law of the land and a stain on U.S. legal history. It has a chance to do something to help the underlying human tragedy.     Read more...

Supreme Court Faces Major Test With Chevron's Facially Corrupt RICO Case

16 May 2017 | The Chevron Pit

An explosive new report that details how U.S. courts endorsed Chevron's fabricated evidence in its facially corrupt RICO case against Ecuadorian villagers presents a major test for the U.S. Supreme Court.     Read more...

New Report Details How U.S. Courts Endorsed Chevron's Fabricated Evidence in Historic Amazon Pollution Case

Ecuadorian Villagers and Counsel Slam Chevron's Star Witness for Lying and Offer Rebuttals To 12 False "Findings" by Second Circuit Court of Appeals
16 May 2017 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

New York, NY – A federal appellate court in New York ignored devastating new evidence that Chevron and its lawyers fabricated witness testimony and distorted key evidence when it affirmed an unprecedented decision designed to immunize the company from a historic $9.5 billion environmental liability in Ecuador, according to a new report called How U.S. Courts Got It Wrong In Chevron's Amazon Pollution Case.     Read more...

19 Scholars Urge U.S. Supreme Court To Condemn Chevron for Violating International Law in Amazon Pollution Case

In New Show of Support for Villagers, Experts Demand That Justices Throw Out Judge Kaplan's RICO Decision
10 May 2017 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

Washington, DC – Nineteen prominent law experts from several of the world's leading universities are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a highly controversial decision by a federal judge designed to immunize Chevron from a $9.5 billion liability in the Ecuador pollution case.     Read more...

Chevron's Illegal Payments To Witnesses Should Prompt Supreme Court To Reconsider Case

6 May 2017 | EarthRights International

For nearly three decades, Ecuadorian communities have tried to hold Texaco (now Chevron) accountable for the company's legacy of oil pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The saga has stretched across the globe, across multiple court rooms and tribunals, and yet justice for the Ecuadorian victims remains elusive.     Read more...

"Chevron Was Just Fabricating a Lie To Get Out of Paying for a Cleanup"

5 May 2017 | CounterSpin

Janine Jackson interviewed Paul Paz y Miño about Chevron’s oil spill in Ecuador for the May 5, 2017 episode of CounterSpin.      Read more...

17 Environmental Groups Criticize Chevron Before Supreme Court for Faking Evidence

5 May 2017 | The Chevron Pit

Seventeen prominent environmental and human groups have blasted Chevron and its legal team before the U.S. Supreme Court for fabricating evidence in the historic Ecuador pollution case and for violating the Free Speech rights of the company's critics.     Read more...

Environmental Groups Condemn Chevron Before U.S. Supreme Court for Faking Evidence in Pollution Case

3 May 2017 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

Washington, DC – Leading civil society groups have submitted two briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court blasting Chevron and its law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher for falsifying evidence and trying to intimidate environmental activists to help the company evade a historic $9.5 billion environmental liability in Ecuador.     Read more...

Civil Society Groups Ask U.S. Supreme Court To Reject Chevron's Attempts to Suppress Free Speech and Undermine Historic Amazon Pollution Case

Supreme Court Presented With Evidence of Chevron's Bribery, Intimidation and Retaliation Against Civil Society Groups and Indigenous Communities
1 May 2017 | Amazon Watch

Oakland, CA – Several prominent environmental and human rights groups are demanding that the U.S. Supreme Court block Chevron's ongoing attacks on their Free Speech rights and its use of false evidence in the historic Ecuador pollution case, where the oil giant faces the largest environmental judgment ever after admitting that it dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into the rainforest.     Read more...