September 17, 2019

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

Published: May 10, 2017 – 12:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., May 10 /CSRwire/ - 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...

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

Published: May 03, 2017 – 03:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 03 /CSRwire/ - 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...

March For Science - San Francisco Celebrates the Vital Role of Science on April 22

Published: Apr 19, 2017 – 01:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - March For Science - San Francisco announces today that the March on April 22, 2017, will begin at 11am with a rally at Justin Herman Plaza followed by a march down Market Street that ends by joining...

March for Science - San Francisco Will Join 8th Annual Earth Day San Francisco Festival

Published: Apr 11, 2017 – 01:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 11 /CSRwire/ - March For Science - San Francisco and Earth Day San Francisco announced today that the march on April 22, 2017, will begin at 11AM with a Rally at Justin Herman Plaza and end by joining the Earth...

Chevron’s False Evidence in Ecuador Pollution Case Presented to U.S. Supreme Court

Published: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian rainforest villagers and their longtime U.S. human rights lawyer have presented proof of Chevron's bribes, false evidence, and fraud to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a petition to try to overturn an unprecedented RICO...

New Powerful Way to Help Protect Our Planet for Immediate Impact

Published: Mar 22, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Even in the best of times, government support for the environment is inadequate. Moreover, total U.S. philanthropy allocated to the environment is currently stuck at a mere 3%, and both the political power and resources to address...

Legendary Ecuadorian Nurse Who Hosted Celebrities and Battled Chevron Over Pollution Tragically Dies of Cancer

Published: Jan 04, 2017 – 01:51 PM EST

SAN CARLOS, Ecuador, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Rosa Moreno, the legendary Ecuadorian nurse who hosted major celebrities such as Brad Pitt in her small jungle health clinic while serving as a medical lifeline to people battling Chevron over oil pollution, has herself succumbed...

Eight More Ecuadorian Villagers Fire Attorney Pablo Fajardo For Secretly Lifting Embargo Against Chevron

Published: Dec 22, 2016 – 11:08 AM EST

QUITO, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Eight more Ecuadorian villagers have terminated their relationship with Ecuadorian attorney Pablo Fajardo after he secretly cooperated with Ecuador's government in agreeing to lift a court order freezing Chevron's assets. The lifting of the embargo, which took place...

Ecuadorian Communities Announce Feature Film Project On Epic Battle Over Chevron’s “Amazon Chernobyl” Pollution

Published: Nov 02, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

QUITO, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - Leaders of Ecuadorian rainforest communities have teamed up with a two-time American Oscar winner to develop a feature film about their extraordinary two-decade "David v. Goliath" battle to hold Chevron accountable for creating one of the worst oil-related...

Armed With New Evidence, Donziger Asks Full Appellate Court for Rehearing On Ecuador Environmental Case

Published: Sep 26, 2016 – 12:41 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - In a new legal filing, the lawyer for New York human rights attorney Steven Donziger criticized a U.S. federal appellate court's decision in favor of Chevron on the $9.5 billion Ecuador environmental judgment as "lawless" and urged...

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