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Historic Moment in Chevron-Ecuador Case: Judge Closes Evidence Phase, Ponders Ruling

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Historic Moment in Chevron-Ecuador Case: Judge Closes Evidence Phase, Ponders Ruling

This post originally appeared on Amazon Watch’s Chevron In Ecuador blog. Friday, December 17th was a momentous day in the long struggle of the people of Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest region ravaged by oil giant Chevron, formerly Texaco. On Friday — more than 17 years since Ecuadoreans filed a lawsuit demanding cleanup of Texaco’s oil contamination [...]

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Life Has Changed On Ecuador’s Aguarico River Since Chevron’s Arrival

Friday, December 17, 2010

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Life Has Changed On Ecuador’s Aguarico River Since Chevron’s Arrival

The mighty Aguarico River is where the Cofán people have fished, bathed, and washed for many generations. The river also traditionally provided the community’s main source of drinking water. It was the lifeblood of the Cofán. But the Aguarico now holds a very different meaning for the Cofán and for Emergildo Criollo, a leader in [...]

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Mother Gunnoe: Mountaintop Removal Organizer Wins Goldman “Environmental Nobel” Prize

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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Last night Maria Gunnoe received a Goldman Prize for her work to end mountain top removal coal mining (MTR) – and protect her home. This is an issue that we are all a part of and Maria believes that, as energy consumers, we have a responsibility to know where our electricity is coming from. “When [...]

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