Posts Tagged ‘Chevron’

Conflicted Judge Abets Chevron Retaliation Against Heroic Lawyer Steven Donziger

By Aaron Kesel For over a decade, New York lawyer and activist Steven Donziger, of Donziger and Associates, has been fighting Chevron after the oil giant bought out Texaco. However, just when we think we’ve seen it all in the Chevron case, NY District Court Justice Lewis Kaplan seeks to prove we ain’t seen nothing […]

Chevron Has Spilled 800,000 Gallons of Crude Oil and Water Into a California Canyon Since May

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch Waking Times California officials ordered Chevron Friday “to take all measures” to stop a release that has spilled around 800,000 gallons of water and crude oil into a dry creek bed in Kern County, KQED reported. The order, issued by the new acting head of the state’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) Jason Marshall, […]

Chevron Corruption: Fed Judge Kaplan Seeks Destruction of Amazonian Lawyer, Steven Donziger

By Aaron Kesel Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has ordered that lawyer and activist Steven Donziger, who was fighting for Amazonian villagers, can be fined an egregious amount of money per day. To block historic Ecuador pollution judgment against @Chevron, U.S. judge Kaplan threatened me with jail and ordered me to turn over passport, computer and […]

Conflicted Judge Protects Chevron Abuse of Amazon Villagers’ Attorney Donziger

By Aaron Kesel Abused lawyer, Steven Donziger, may get justice as shareholders rise up against Chevron’s CEO. It is a classic David vs. Goliath tale, where New York Attorney Steven Donziger won a decade-long case for $9 billion against Chevron. Texaco was acquired by Chevron after Texaco dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into […]

International Day Of Action Against Chevron: Oiling The Wheels Of Injustice

Hundreds of civil society organisations – representing an estimated 280 million people – came together this week for the International Day of Action Against Chevron, the company that acquired Texaco in 2000.  Participants expressed their outrage at the impunity that the American oil giant Chevron continues to enjoy, and voiced their solidarity with the indigenous communities affected by Chevron’s toxic environmental practices. Nick Meynen, environmental […]

Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Rules Against Chevron, In Favor Of Indigenous Communities

Ecuador’s Constitutional Court rejected Chevron’s request to revise a national court ruling that sentenced it to pay US$9.5 billion in environmental and social reparations to the communities affected during its operations in the Ecuadorean Amazon, between 1964 and 1992. “Historic day. After over 25 years, the Constitutional Court ruled in favor of those affected by […]

Venezuela arrests two Chevron executives in ongoing anti-corruption probe

     The Public Prosecution’s anti-graft initiative widens its scope to include private sector oil industry employees. Two Chevron employees were arrested in the Venezuelan city of Puerto La Cruz on Monday, as part of the Bolivarian government’s ongoing anti-corruption drive. Begun last September, Venezuela’s hardline campaign against corruption and influence peddling has led to legal […]

Chevron Case – New Hearing In Canada

Chevron Case – New Hearing In Canada Above Photo: From Texacotoxico.net On the 17th and 18th of April it will take place a new hearing which will face the Ecuadorian people against the oil company Chevron in Canada. Guillermo Grefa, member of the Kichwa indigenous community of Rumipamba (Orellana) and Jaime Vargas, president of the CONAIE […]

Video captures waterspout tearing off roof at Chevron in Pascagoula, Mississippi

     Officials expressed concerns over flooded streets and rising rivers Sunday after thunderstorms pelted the Mississippi Coast. Families were being rescued from several homes in Harrison and Jackson counties as floodwaters seeped into homes and continued to rise. “It’s not done yet,” said Earl Etheridge, Jackson County Emergency Services director, at about 5:30 p.m. A […]

Cop in Court for Sexting Teenager

Emporium, Cameron County, Pa. An Emporium police officer finds himself on the other side of the law. Francis Johnson, 51, is charged with three felonies. He’s charged with criminal use of a communication facility, permitting filming of sex acts, and unlawful contact with a minor. Police say the Johnson was placed on leave in August after “sexting” messages were discovered with […]

Chevron Shareholders: ‘Stop Spending On Elections’

Print Friendly Hey Chevron, Oil and Democracy Don’t Mix Protesters march at a demonstration against Chevron in Richmond, California, April 20, 2012. (Photo:Daniel Arauz) I was born and raised in California, and never have I heard someone say that we need more corporate money funneled into our elections. If you spoke with Californians from Los Angeles to […]

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