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

Published: 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 world's 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

Published: 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 "racketeering" (or RICO) decision that company lawyers are now...

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

Published: 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...

In Canada, Chevron Faced Tough Questions During Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Apr 20, 2018 – 02:17 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faced a series of tough questions from a three-judge appellate panel this week in Ontario over its continued attempt to evade paying a $12 billion environmental liability owed to Indigenous peoples and farmer communities in Ecuador's Amazon...

Under Pressure From First Nations, Chevron Faces Major Test in Canada As Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment Gets Underway

Published: Apr 17, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faces a wave of cascading pressures in Canada - including new evidence of a multi-billion dollar tax avoidance scheme - as a critical court hearing gets underway that could determine whether the oil giant is finally forced...

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders In Canada for Critical Court Hearing Against Chevron Over $12b Pollution Judgment

Published: Apr 13, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and rainforest villagers from the Amazon Defense Coalition of Ecuador (FDA), the grass roots coalition trying to recover a historic $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, are scheduled to arrive in Toronto this weekend with the...

Chevron Demands Victims of Its Amazon Pollution Pay $33 Million for Court Costs in Ecuador Environmental Case

Published: Apr 03, 2018 – 11:12 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Although Chevron refuses to pay a historic $12b environmental judgment for polluting the Amazon, the oil giant is now trying to force Ecuadorian rainforest inhabitants who live in communities devastated by the company's toxic waste to turn...

In Canada, Chevron Faces New Risks From $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment As Shareholders Step up Pressure

Published: Mar 23, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

TORONTO, Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - After losing three consecutive appellate court decisions in Canada, Chevron faces significant new risk ahead of a critical court hearing next month in Toronto where it hopes to avoid a high-risk trial on enforcement of the $12 billion...

Chevron Selling Major Oil Assets in Canada While Trying to Escape $9.5B Pollution Debt Owed to Rainforest Villagers

Published: Mar 13, 2018 – 01:51 PM EST

TORONTO, Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Ecuador rainforest communities trying to seize Chevron assets in Canada to enforce their $9.5 billion pollution judgment say they are "extremely concerned" that the oil giant is undermining the rule of law by selling off critical assets prior...

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

Published: 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 Chevron's $9.5 billion Ecuador pollution case already is damaging the judge's personal credibility and backfiring against the oil giant in Canada where...

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