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2011-05-24 14:38:00

In Open Letter, Ecuadorians Ask Americans To Demand That Chevron Clean Contamination Dumped in Rainforest NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The indigenous and farmer communities of Ecuador have released an open letter to the American people calling on them to help in the historic battle to force Chevron to clean up the toxic mess the oil giant left their country's Amazon rainforest, considered by many to be the worst oil-related disaster on earth. "We write this letter to you...

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 dirt-covered...

2011-02-07 10:06:00

In Final Argument, Oil Giant's Tally for Clean-up is "Zero" Despite Dumping Billions of Gallons of Waste Into Amazon LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador, Feb.

2010-07-14 07:00:00

BERLIN, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cinema for Peace Foundation (CFPF), along with a list of prominent participants, supports filmmaker Joe Berlinger's attempt to overturn a court order requiring him to turn over to Chevron more than 600 hours of raw film footage from his award-winning film CRUDE. The subpoena is an attack on documentary filmmaking and investigative journalism, First Amendment rights, and threatens the ability of journalists and filmmakers to guarantee confidentiality of...

2010-05-06 20:33:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal district court judge today ordered Joe Berlinger, an award-winning documentary filmmaker (BROTHER'S KEEPER, PARADISE LOST, METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER), to turn over more than 600 hours of raw film footage to Chevron Corporation.

2010-04-26 14:51:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Joe Berlinger and his production company, Third Eye Motion Picture Company, filed legal papers opposing Chevron's request for raw footage created during the filming of Berlinger's documentary film Crude.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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