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Ecuadorians 40+ Year Fight Against Chevron Continues Into 2014

Ecuadorians 40+ Year Fight Against Chevron Continues Into 2014

By Adam Chimienti “This is the Court of Chancery … which gives to monied might the means abundantly of wearying out the right, which so exhausts finances, patience, courage, hope, so overthrows the brain and breaks the heart …” — Charles Dickens, Bleak House The court proceedings in the case of the 21st century, between […]

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    Ecuadorians 40+ Year Fight Against Chevron Continues Into 2014

    Ecuadorians 40+ Year Fight Against Chevron Continues Into 2014

    By Adam Chimienti “This is the Court of Chancery … which gives to monied might the means abundantly of wearying out the right, which so exhausts finances, patience, courage, hope, so overthrows the brain and breaks the heart …” — Charles Dickens, Bleak House The court proceedings in the case of the 21st century, between […]

    Significant Victory for Ecuadorians in Oil Pollution Case Against Chevron

    Significant Victory for Ecuadorians in Oil Pollution Case Against Chevron

    Indigenous and farmer communities in Ecuador scored a major victory over Chevron yesterday when an Ontario appeals court ruled they have the right to pursue enforcement of a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian court judgment against Chevron’s assets in Canada. Chevron used substandard methods to handle toxic waste derived from oil production at their Ecuadorian sites from […]

    Undercover Activists Disrupt ‘Vote 4 Energy’ Ad Campaign

    Undercover Activists Disrupt ‘Vote 4 Energy’ Ad Campaign

    Greenpeace By Kert Davies Recently, Greenpeace got a rare look behind the curtain at how Big Oil stages citizen support for huge oil companies, when activists got inside a television commercial shoot in Washington, D.C. The American Petroleum Institute (API), and their public relations firm Edelman, were filming a new series of television commercials that we […]