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Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit

Canada Decision Is Message to Chevron: Stop Deaths in Ecuador Now!

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 09.10.2015 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada handed Chevron another defeat in its efforts to forever avoid paying to clean up its toxic mess in the Amazon. It ruled unanimously that the Ecuadorian communities could pursue an enforcement action with the aim of seizing Chevron's Canadian assets to cover its $10 billion liability.

Judge Rules For Chevron

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked U.S. courts from being used to collect a $9 billion Ecuadorean judgment against Chevron for rainf...

Ecuador Court Halves Chevron Pollution Judgement

AP | By GONZALO SOLANO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's highest court has upheld a landmark judgment against Chevron Corp. for oil contamination in the Amazon, but cut the ...

Cher Produces Video For Ecuadorian Villagers In $19 Billion Fight With Chevron

Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Cher is not happy with Chevron. The singer and actor has taken up the cause of Ecuadorian villagers who're pursuing the gas company for damages they h...

Ecuador Deals New Blow To Chevron In Pollution Case

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green

QUITO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Ecuadorean plaintiffs on Tuesday said an order issued by a court in the Andean country lets them seize some $200 million w...

Arbitration Over Chevron's Ecuador Pollution To Stretch Into 2014

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

* Int'l arbitration panel to hear first evidence by Nov * Ecuador court increased damages against Chevron to $19 bln * C...

Chevron's Leadership Is an Oxymoron

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 11.14.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Hypothetically, what would it mean if Chevron accepted its responsibility for the worst oil-related disaster on Earth? If they paid for a full-scale clean-up and helped to heal the sick and dying communities in Ecuador?

What Chevron Owes the People of Lago Agrio

Thomas P. DiNapoli | Posted 11.26.2011 | New York
Thomas P. DiNapoli

Once a prosperous base for Amazonian drilling operations for sulfur-rich 'sour crude' petroleum, Lago Agrio is now the center of what amounts to an industrial cancer zone larger than the state of Rhode Island.

NYC Appeals Court Puts Chevron Lawyer On Defensive

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — Judges on a federal appeals court put a lawyer for Chevron Inc. on the defensive Friday, expressing skepticism that a Manhattan judge...

Chevron Wins Temporary Victory In Rainforest Contamination Case

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Monday extended his temporary order banning collection of an $18 billion judgment by the courts in Ecuador against Chev...

Ecuador Court Orders Chevron To Pay $8 Billion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador (Reuters/Victor Gomez) - A court in Ecuador's Amazon jungle has ordered Chevron to pay $8 billion in a closely-watched environme...

Chevron Accused Of 'World's Worst Oil-Related Disaster' In $113 Billion Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Could there be enough "overwhelming" evidence against Chevron to merit a payment of over $100 billion? Tens of thousands of Ecuador's residents are th...