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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Friday, February 10, 2012

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We Brought A Kangaroo To Chevron’s Kangaroo Court

Chevron’s kangaroo court is meeting this weekend in a rented room in Washington, DC. We thought they might need an actual kangaroo for the meeting, so we brought one. It wasn’t a real kangaroo, it was an activist in a kangaroo costume. But that’s okay, this isn’t a real court of justice, either. In fact, [...]

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Is Its Most Shameless Ploy Yet For Evading Justice In Ecuador

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Is Its Most Shameless Ploy Yet For Evading Justice In Ecuador

It may sound like the plot of some hackneyed corporate espionage thriller, but it’s all too true: Having lost a massive environmental lawsuit in two different countries based on the merits of the case, Chevron is now resorting to a secret international arbitration panel made up of pro-corporate lawyers to evade responsibility for the environmental [...]

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Why Did Chevron Pay Its “Dirty Tricks Guy” $2.2 Million?

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Why Did Chevron Pay Its “Dirty Tricks Guy” $2.2 Million?

Diego Borja is Chevron’s “dirty tricks guy” — that’s not an allegation, that’s how he once described himself. Recent court documents reveal that Chevron has paid Borja $2.2 million for his work. You have to wonder: What exactly is Chevron paying Borja to do? Ostensibly, that $2.2 million is for retainer fees, living expenses, income taxes [...]

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Now that Chevron has been found guilty — again — for intentionally dumping a massive amount of toxic oil waste in the Ecuadorean Amazon, the company has become increasingly desperate to explain its refusal to take responsibility. But then, Chevron’s spokespeople have never been afraid to make absurd excuses for why their company puts profits [...]

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

As detailed in our video, “Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR” (view it below), Chevron will say anything to evade its responsibility to clean up its toxic mess in Ecuador. The company has tried just about every dirty trick it could come up with, too. Chevron’s immediate response to the decision in Ecuador was to [...]

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Chevron Found Guilty In Ecuador… Again. Help The Company Come Up With A New Excuse

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Chevron Found Guilty In Ecuador… Again. Help The Company Come Up With A New Excuse

A court of appeals in Ecuador has upheld the ruling of a lower court, confirming what 30,000 Ecuadoreans suffering from Chevron’s oil pollution in the Amazon and activists the world over have known for decades: Chevron is guilty. There is no question of Chevron’s responsibility for dumping some 18 billion gallons of toxic oil waste [...]

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BREAKING Appeals Court In Ecuador Upholds Verdict Against Chevron

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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BREAKING Appeals Court In Ecuador Upholds Verdict Against Chevron

An appeals court in Ecuador has just upheld the $18 billion decision against Chevron for its massive oil pollution in the Amazon. Reuters reports: Ecuador court upholds $18 bln ruling against Chevron LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador Jan 3 (Reuters) – An Ecuadorean appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that Chevron Corp should pay $18 billion in [...]

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It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A Challenge To Chevron CEO To Take Responsibility For Toxic Mess In Ecuador!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

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It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A Challenge To Chevron CEO To Take Responsibility For Toxic Mess In Ecuador!

Spectators at the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament in Thousands Oaks, CA today gazed up in curiosity as a plane flew overhead. “It’s a bird!” Someone said. “It’s a plane!” Someone else corrected. “It’s a challenge to Chevron CEO John Watson to finally take responsibility for his company’s toxic mess in Ecuador!” The crowd suddenly [...]

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Updated: Brazil Sues Chevron And Transocean For $11 Billion Over Oil Spill

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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Updated: Brazil Sues Chevron And Transocean For $11 Billion Over Oil Spill

Update 12/14/11 06:42PM PST: This is huge: Brazil is suing Chevron and Transocean for $11 billion over their “lack of planning and environmental management.” The suit also seeks to suspend the companies from operating in the country. Brazilian officials obviously meant it when they vowed not to let Chevron get away with its environmental crimes: [...]

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Chevron Contractor Diego Borja’s Own Lawyer Admits He Could Face Criminal Liability For Obstructing Ecuador Trial

Friday, November 4, 2011

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Chevron Contractor Diego Borja’s Own Lawyer Admits He Could Face Criminal Liability For Obstructing Ecuador Trial

The saga of Chevron’s self-described “dirty tricks guy” continues. As a refresher: Diego Borja is the guy who claimed in 2009 that he had video showing the Ecuadorean judge presiding over the lawsuit against Chevron accepting a bribe. Chevron breathlessly announced the bribery “scandal” and claimed Borja was just a concerned citizen with no connection [...]

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