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Chevron v. Amazon & Environment

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

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Chevron v. Amazon & Environment

4-25-07 by Court Chevron shareholders meeting today in San Ramon will hear from Amazon villagers about the company’s failure to settle up for the worst oil related disaster in the world.   Subsidiary Texaco dumped 18 billion gallons of oily waste water in the Amazon, thirty times more volume than the Exxon Valdez spill.  The […]

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Congress Buys Into Iraq Oil Scam?

Thursday, March 22, 2007

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Congress Buys Into Iraq Oil Scam?

Oil ripoff update: As reported by Harpers’ Magazine online, Congress may vote as early as today in favor of Iraq’s proposed oil law, which would hand control of much or most of the nation’s oil wealth to the major oil companies. Oil Change International has started a fax campaign to the Democratic leadership, though it […]

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Ecuador Vs. Chevron

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

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Ecuador Vs. Chevron

The president of Ecuador says he will join with residents of the Amazon rain forest in holding Chevron accountable for dumping billions of gallons of oily waste in the jungle over three decades.  A lawsuit on behalf of 30,000 Amazon residents seeks $6 billion in damages for what is considered the worst oil-related environmental disaster […]

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