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  • With Assets Under Threat, Chevron CEO Faces Judgment Day Over Ecuador At Annual Meeting

    May 24, 2016 Chevron CEO John Watson is getting roughed up in the days leading up to the company’s annual shareholder meeting this week as risk related to his historic $11 billion environmental liability in Ecuador continues to increase. The judgment has now been confirmed unanimously by Ecuador’s Supreme Court while Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled the affected ... Read more...

  • Chevron Reeling? Oil Giant Abandons Key Claim In Ecuador Pollution Case

    April 5, 2016 Chevron is reeling again in the Ecuador pollution case. The company’s plan to evade paying for a court-ordered clean-up of the billions of gallons of toxic waste it dumped in the Amazon rainforest — decimating indigenous groups — seems to be faltering like never before. After suffering defeats before 18 separate appellate judges, Chevron quietly abandoned its ... Read more...

  • Alec Baldwin Helps Expose Chevron's $10 Billion Ecuador Pollution Disaster

    Alec Baldwin Helps Expose Chevron’s $10 Billion Ecuador Pollution Disaster

    March 24, 2016 Actor and journalist Alec Baldwin has used his popular podcast “Here’s The Thing” to interview human rights attorney Steven Donziger about Chevron’s pollution disaster in Ecuador’s rainforest. The interview, broadcast on National Public Radio’s outlet in New York, is here. Donziger, who for two decades has helped Ecuador indigenous and farmer communities win a historic $10 billion environmental ... Read more...