June 23, 2018

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The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Name Grand Prize Winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 – 11:47 AM EST

Washington, D.C., Jun. 14 /CSRwire/ - The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education awarded Porter Christensen of Pine View High School in Utah (Washington County School District), the grand prize for the annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge....

Chevron Shareholders Slam CEO Mike Wirth Over $12B Ecuador Pollution Disaster At Annual Meeting

Posted: May 30, 2018 – 05:10 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 30 /CSRwire/ - Several Chevron shareholders and environmental activists pressed hard against Chevron CEO Mike Wirth today at the companys annual meeting, with one accusing the company of killing off Indigenous peoples via neglect by failing to pay a...

Avaaz Targeting Chevron Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Disaster on Eve of Shareholder Meeting; 700,000 Sign Petition

Posted: May 29, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 29 /CSRwire/ - Avaaz, the worlds largest on-line activist political network, has targeted Chevron with a Justice for Amazon Chernobyl campaign designed to force company CEO Mike Wirth to pay the $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability that has caused a...

Donziger: Chevron Constructing “Fortress of Deceit” to Hide $12b Pollution Liability on Eve of Shareholder Meeting

Posted: May 29, 2018 – 12:12 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. , May 29 /CSRwire/ - With pressure mounting from shareholders and the worlds leading on-line activist group over a $12b Ecuador pollution disaster, Chevrons management team is trying to erect a fortress of lies and deceit in advance of the...

International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations Joins Fight the Fakes as 36th Partner

Posted: May 24, 2018 – 06:00 AM EST

MIAMI, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Fight the Fakes is proud to announce that the International Alliance of Patients Organizations (IAPO) is joining as the campaigns 36th partner. By signing up to join Fight the Fakes, IAPO will support awareness raising about fake medicines...

Greenpeace Founder Blasts Chevron and U.S. Judge Kaplan for “Intimidation” Campaign Against Ecuadorian Villagers

Posted: May 17, 2018 – 12:09 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 17 /CSRwire/ - Greenpeace co-founder and writer Rex Weyler has published an expose of a SLAPP-style intimidation campaign orchestrated by Chevron and U.S. trial judge Lewis A. Kaplan against Indigenous peoples of Ecuador and an American lawyer, who helped win...

Chevron Attacked at U.N. for Poisoning Indigenous Lands in Ecuador’s Rainforest; Shareholders Pressure CEO Wirth

Posted: May 04, 2018 – 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 04 /CSRwire/ - A prominent Canadian Indigenous leader and lawyer, Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, has issued a blistering critique of Chevron in a United Nations speech for poisoning ancestral lands in the Amazon rainforest and engaging in countless violations of...

Surfrider Foundation and REEF Establish Better Beach Alliance to Protect Clean Water and Healthy Beaches

Posted: May 01, 2018 – 06:46 PM EST

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 01 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches, and REEF, one of the worlds premier beach footwear and apparel brands, announced the launch of...

Chevron Fabricated Evidence in U.S. Court to Evade $12b Liability to Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador, Report Says

Posted: Apr 30, 2018 – 01:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - A controversial U.S. trial-level judge ignored undisputed evidence that Chevron paid at least $2 million for false witness testimony and fabricated other evidence to obtain a discredited civil (or RICO) decision that company lawyers are now trying...

U.S. Judge Again Tries to Block Indigenous Peoples From Enforcing $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment in Entire World

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 – 01:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - A U.S. federal trial judge, apparently reacting to Canadian appellate judges who seem willing to allow Ecuadorian villagers the chance to seize Chevron assets to comply with their $12b pollution judgment, has just issued a second extraordinary...

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