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Chevron decries court refusal to block Ecuador fine

Oil giant Chevron said it was disappointed by the US Supreme Court's decision not to block an $ 18 billion fine sought by Ecuador for environmental damage in the Amazon.
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Fracking at top of Chevron, Exxon meetings – Reuters


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Fracking at top of Chevron, Exxon meetings
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DALLAS (Reuters) – Concerns about hydraulic fracturing among investors have eased at Chevron, even as they have increased at Exxon, and pressure to name independent chairmen at the two largest US oil companies has also grown.
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Chevron Targeted a Second Time by Brazil Prosecutors Seeking Ban

The two companies must be suspended from operating until they stop environmental damage from the November leak off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Prosecutor Gisele Porto said in a March 26 appeal filing obtained by Bloomberg News. The two companies should be fined 500 million reais ($ 273 million) a day if they don’t comply with the suspension, according to Porto.
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Rio prosecutors accuse Chevron of 'environmental crime'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Rio prosecutors on Wednesday accused US oil giant Chevron and 17 executives of "environmental crime" in connection with last November's major oil spill off southeastern Brazil.
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Chevron accused of 'environmental crime' in Brazil

Federal prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday accused US oil giant Chevron and 17 executives of "environmental crime" in connection with a major spill off southeastern Brazil last November.
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NY court: Judge can't block $18B Chevron judgment

A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $ 18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
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Ecuadoran lawyers vow to go after Chevron assets

Ecuadoran lawyers vowed Wednesday to pursue Chevron assets after a regional court upheld a record $ 9.5 billion judgment against the oil giant for environmental damage to the Amazon rainforest.
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Patrick Radden Keefe: Steven Donziger, Chevron, Ecuador’s environmental rights.

The jungle outpost of Lago Agrio is in northeastern Ecuador, where the elevation plummets from the serrated ridge of the Andes to the swampy lowlands of the Amazon Basin. Ecuadorans call the region the Oriente. For centuries, the rain forest was inhabited only by indigenous tribes. But, in 1967, American . . . (Subscription required.)
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Shareowners Press Chevron on Environmental Liabilities in Ecuador

There may be major corporations with poorer corporate governance records than Chevron, but it is unlikely that many have been as tied to systemic human rights and environmental abuses as the U.S.-based oil and gas giant.
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Brazil hits Chevron with new oil spill fine

Brazil’s environmental protection agency hands Chevron $5.4 million for ‘poor handling’ of oil spill last month.
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