Posts Tagged with "ChevronToxico"

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate World Rainforest Week

Monday, October 18, 2010

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Happy World Rainforest Week! How will YOU celebrate rainforests from October 17-24? Please add your ideas, activities, and commitments as a comment to this blog to keep our thoughts and actions fresh with new ways to think global and act local. Here are some ideas from our staff, friends, and activist like YOU about how [...]

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Emergildo’s Story

Friday, March 5, 2010

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This past week, Emergildo Criollo, an Indigenous Ecuador leader of the Cofan people traveled 3,000 miles from his home in the Amazon rainforest to California. He came to California to share his story and ask for support in getting one of the world’s largest oil companies (Chevron) to clean up one of the largest environmental [...]

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CA Lawmakers Want to Help Make Chevron Clean Up Ecuador

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Last night, Emergildo Criollo, the Indigenous leader from Ecuador, met with California legislators and asked for their support in the 16+ year campaign to demand Chevron remediate massive oil contamination affecting over 30,000 people. Along with supporters from Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network, Emergildo spoke with lawmakers about the impact of California’s largest company [...]

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Chevron Lies, People Die.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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In today’s “Chevron is a dirty liar” news: The oil giant pulls another dirty PR trick and lies to avoid paying $27 billion to clean up their toxic legacy in Ecuador. For years, the people of Ecuador have been trying to get Chevron to clean up the billions of gallons of toxic waste and unlined [...]

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150,000 (and counting) want to Change Chevron!

Friday, February 5, 2010

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Thanks to a big push from Avaaz yesterday, there are now over 150,000 people who have signed a petition telling Chevron’s new CEO John Watson to clean up the oil giant’s toxic legacy in Ecuador, and around the globe. It is undeniable that the world wants to change Chevron. People from all over the globe [...]

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The Human Costs of Chevron

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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As many of you know, there is lawsuit that has been going on for over 16 years to get Chevron to own up and clean up its toxic legacy in Ecuador. The lawsuit is on behalf of 30,000 Ecuadorean people who are suffering and dying because of Chevron’s refusal to the do the right thing. [...]

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Chevron “freaking out” about RAN runners at Houston marathon

Friday, January 15, 2010

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The Rainforest Action Network team that is running for human rights in Ecuador at this Sunday’s Chevron Houston Marathon was just kicked out of the marathon’s Expo by Chevron Marathon Managing Director Steven Karpas! The runners had paid for a table to distribute “I’m Running for Human Rights” stickers and information about Chevron’s refusal to [...]

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I’m running for Emergildo

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Who knew that leg stretching and laps could challenge the CEO of one of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations? I arrived in Houston, TX yesterday (yeehaw!) to run for human rights in Ecuador at this weekend’s huge Chevron-sponsored Houston marathon. We have a rad team of people who are running the marathon for [...]

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Chevron’s Richmond Refinery: Shut Down By People Power!

Monday, March 17, 2008

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Yesterday, on March 15th, 2008, nearly 1,000 people gathered in Richmond, California – as part of a series of non-violent direct actions leading up to the 5th anniversary of the Iraq War. After 5 years, $2.8 trillion dollars wasted, 600,000 Iraqi’s dead, nearly 4,000 US soldiers dead, and opposition to the war at an all-time [...]

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Chevron to be held accountable in Nigeria

Thursday, June 7, 2007

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San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron Corporation may face a second ‘trial of the century’ after a San Francisco Federal judge ruled yesterday that a lawsuit accusing the oil giant of collusion with the Nigerian government in attacks that killed and wounded villagers protesting Chevron’s practices may proceed to trial in the U.S. The lawsuit follows a [...]

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