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Chevron Using Unethical Tactics to Avoid Judgment In $10 Billion Rainforest Trial, Coalition to Defend the Amazon Says [Ecuador]

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3 September 2007

Chevron lawyer blasts Ecuador judge for legal 'obstacles' in pollution suit

Author: Associated Press

Chevron Corp., on trial…for allegedly failing to clean up billions of gallons of toxic wastewater in the Ecuadorean jungle,…criticized the judge presiding over the case for creating "obstacles" to a fair trial…. Chevron denies the allegations and says Texaco…followed Ecuadorean environmental laws in a…cleanup, which the government approved in 1998. Chevron's…lawyer Silvia Garrigo told The Associated Press…"The judge has done a number of things that are obstacles to a fair and transparent trial"…. Steven Dozinger, a legal adviser for the plantiffs, called Chevron's comments "a desperate, last-ditch strategy to derail a case it is losing." [also refers to Petroecuador]

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Article
28 August 2007

Chevron Using Unethical Tactics to Avoid Judgment In $10 Billion Rainforest Trial, Coalition to Defend the Amazon Says [Ecuador]

Author: Coalition to Defend the Amazon

Amazon leaders are accusing Chevron of fabricating evidence and engaging in a "campaign of intimidation" in Ecuador to derail a class action rainforest pollution trial as it nears completion, said a spokesman for the Coalition to Defend the Amazon, the non-profit group bringing the case.... Three indigenous groups report they are near extinction in areas of the rainforest where Chevron operated. The evidentiary portion of the trial is expected to end in months, with a decision in 2008.

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Article
4 April 2003

company website: "Texaco in Ecuador"

[Texaco is now part of Chevron; also refers to Petroecuador]

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