Posts Tagged with "guilty"

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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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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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

Monday, June 20, 2011

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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

US Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan’s bias in favor of Chevron may have led him to drastically overstep his authority, according to several international law experts from around the world who have asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to dissolve Kaplan’s preliminary injunction against enforcement of an $18 billion verdict against the [...]

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RAN Activists Unfurl 50′ Banner: “Chevron Guilty-Clean Up Amazon”

Monday, May 23, 2011

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RAN Activists Unfurl 50′ Banner: “Chevron Guilty-Clean Up Amazon”

UPDATE (10:57AM PST 05/24/11): All of the activists were released from jail early this morning. Everyone was charged with misdemeanors. UPDATE (7:34PM PST): The seven activists who pulled off today’s action at Chevron’s Richmond refinery are in Contra Costa County Jail being processed. They’re all in good spirits and proud of what they accomplished today. [...]

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Chevron in Ecuador: A Defining Moment (VIDEO)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Chevron in Ecuador: A Defining Moment (VIDEO)

Our friends over at Amazon Watch put together this incredible video (narrated by Peter Coyote) about the historic victory scored by the Indigenous and rural Ecuadoreans suing Chevron for its massive oil contamination in the Amazon. After denying justice to the Ecuadorean plaintiffs for nearly 20 years, Chevron was finally found guilty — but the [...]

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Even Chevron CEO John Watson’s Neighbors Think He’s Wrong About Ecuador

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

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Even Chevron CEO John Watson’s Neighbors Think He’s Wrong About  Ecuador

We’ve barely heard anything from Chevron CEO John Watson since the historic judgment in Ecuador that found his company responsible for $18 billion worth of environmental and cultural damages in the Ecuadorean Amazon. Chevron has at last been found guilty for the 18.5 billion gallons of toxic oil waste it left behind in the Lago [...]

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Hey Judge Kaplan, Your Bias is Showing

Friday, April 1, 2011

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Hey Judge Kaplan, Your Bias is Showing

The U.S. federal judge who suggested to Chevron that the company file racketeering charges against the Ecuadorean plaintiffs suing for environmental and cultural damages in the Amazon is again being called out for his prejudicial judgments. Judge Lewis Kaplan granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement of a verdict against Chevron before the court in Ecuador [...]

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The Utter Hypocrisy of Chevron

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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The Utter Hypocrisy of Chevron

When a judge down in Ecuador issued a guilty verdict against Chevron last month, the company immediately fired off a press release calling the judgment “illegitimate and unenforceable.” Which is funny, because that is the exact opposite of what the company used to say about the Ecuadorean court system — you know, back when the [...]

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Chevron Was Found Guilty Because Chevron Is Guilty

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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Chevron Was Found Guilty Because Chevron Is Guilty

Chevron is guilty of dumping a massive amount of oil pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon, and, as you may have heard, a judge has ordered the company to pay $8 billion to clean it up. But Chevron has vowed to appeal the decision, clearly intending to pull an Exxon Valdez and stall indefinitely, hoping never [...]

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