Latest Bowoto v. Chevron Corp. Stories

2011-07-11 13:13:00

EarthRights International Criticizes Chevron's "Gamesmanship" Before U.S. Federal Judge NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In legal briefs, two prominent U.S. environmental law groups are criticizing Chevron's "unprecedented" attempt to use U.S. courts to try to block its legal obligation to pay clean-up costs in Ecuador for contaminating the Amazon rainforest. Ecuadorian indigenous plaintiffs won an $18 billion judgment against Chevron in February after an eight-year...

2011-04-21 16:17:00

Oil Giant Clearly Scared of Jury Trial That Could Create Additional Liability, Plaintiffs Say NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To avoid jury trial, Chevron has filed papers before a U.S. federal court seeking to remove American lawyer Steven Donziger and his highly-respected counsel John Keker out of the first phase of a racketeering case in New York that the oil giant filed in February to try to escape paying an $18 billion judgment in Ecuador for causing massive...

2011-04-19 11:59:00

Reporter Finds Oil Sludge In "Remediated" Pit That's Part of Chevron's Fraud, Plaintiffs Say WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Miami Herald has caught Chevron in a blatant lie about its sham "remediation" in Ecuador that the company uses to defend against an $18 billion judgment in a case brought by indigenous groups. In a story published in today's newspaper, journalist Jim Wyss said he witnessed "thick oil slicks" only a few feet into the ground of a...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'