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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...


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  • The governor of a province or people.
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