November 15, 2018

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Rainforest Groups Blast U.S. Judge Kaplan for Ruling Designed to Help Chevron Evade $9.5b Pollution Liability

Posted: Mar 09, 2018 – 01:56 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 09 /CSRwire/ - A little-noticed ruling in late February by controversial U.S. federal judge Lewis A. Kaplan in Chevrons $9.5 billion Ecuador pollution case already is damaging the judges personal credibility and backfiring against the oil giant in Canada where...

Leading Tech Companies Unite to Stop Online Wildlife Traffickers

Posted: Mar 07, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - The worlds leading e-commerce, technology and social media companies are joining forces with Google and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to render online platforms and apps inoperable for wildlife traffickers to trade in endangered species. Today, 21 tech...

Donziger to Speak at Harvard Law on Historic Environmental Litigation of Amazon Indigenous Groups Against Chevron

Posted: Mar 05, 2018 – 12:43 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - New York human rights attorney Steven Donziger long considered a leading public enemy of the oil and gas industry is slated to speak to students at Harvard Law School Tuesday about the historic environmental judgment won by...

In New Attack, Chevron Trying to Disbar Lawyer Who Helped Win Historic $9.5 Billion Judgment After 8-Year Trial

Posted: Mar 01, 2018 – 11:54 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - Faced with a series of stunning legal setbacks in the worlds largest environmental case, Chevron is now trying to orchestrate what appears to be a politically-motivated disbarment of American human rights lawyer Steven Donziger after he helped...

U.S. Judge Kaplan Approved Secret Chevron Payments to Court Official Who Swayed RICO Case for Company

Posted: Feb 01, 2018 – 12:18 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Chevron secretly paid at least $245,000 and likely well over $1 million by transferring funds to the private account of a court official who made pivotal decisions in favor of the oil giant during the lead-up to...

Villagers Warn Chevron Over Corruption Allegations Following Secret Paul Manafort Meeting in Ecuador

Posted: Jan 17, 2018 – 05:10 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Rainforest villagers from Ecuador have issued a stern warning to Chevron to stop any attempts to corrupt the $9.5 billion environmental judgment against the company following the stunning news that indicted political operative and oil industry lobbyist...

In Canada, Chevron Trying to Block Ecuadorians From Using U.N. Declaration to Support Historic Pollution Case

Posted: Jan 10, 2018 – 04:19 PM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - In a Canadian court, Chevron is trying to block submission of a legal brief over how the companys attempt to evade paying a $9.5 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador violates both Canadian and international law regarding the rights...

In 2017, Chevron Suffered a Rough Year in Historic Ecuador Environmental Litigation

Posted: Dec 21, 2017 – 12:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Chevron endured a very rough 2017 in the Ecuador environmental litigation as its scorched-earth campaign to evade complying with a court order that it remediate billions of gallons of toxic waste dumped onto indigenous ancestral lands faltered...

Ecuadorians Demand Action on Chevron’s Bribery and RICO Fraud From U.S. Department of Justice

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and farmer communities from Ecuador are demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice () act on overwhelming and undisputed evidence that Chevron and its outside law firm Gibson Dunn conspired to fabricate evidence to try...

Canada’s National Indigenous Federation Backs Ecuadorian Amazon Communities in Lawsuit to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage

Posted: Dec 06, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - In a setback to Chevrons campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the national indigenous federations of Canada and Ecuador signed a formal protocol today to work together to hold the oil major...

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