Ecuador: Amnesty Intl. raises concerns over impact of oil extraction on indigenous people & environmentalists
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Your Board believes that no new initiatives by ChevronTexaco are required, and no corporate purpose would be served by the proposed report. ChevronTexaco completed its remediation obligations and received from Petroecuador and the Government of Ecuador full releases from any and all liability... Expert analyses submitted to the court by our nominated experts have shown that the [Texaco] remediated sites inspected to date do not pose any threat to human health or the environment.
Author: Amnesty International
The human rights situation of Indigenous peoples and environmentalists in Ecuador continues to be a serious concern for Amnesty International. For over four decades, Indigenous communities have witnessed multinational oil companies cut through the Ecuadorian Amazon and their ancestral lands in search of the country's vast petroleum resources. [refers to ChevronTexaco, Occidental Petroleum, Arco (part of BP), Maxus Energy Corporation, Petroecuador, Compañía General de Combustibles (part of Southern Cross), Burlington Resources, Kerr McGee, Alberta Energy [now EnCana], Agip (part of ENI), Repsol YPF, Perez Compac, Techint]
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- Related companies: AGIP (part of Eni) Arco (part of BP) BP Burlington Resources (part of ConocoPhillips) Chevron Compañía General de Combustibles (part of Southern Cross) EnCana Eni Kerr-McGee (now part of Anadarko) Occidental Petroleum Petroecuador Repsol YPF Southern Cross Techint Texaco (part of Chevron)
Author: Amnesty International
Whether you are an individual or part of a group, you can take steps to ensure that ChevronTexaco is held to account and help protect communities in Ecuador...Read the facts below and find out 5 steps you can take to help defend the rights of communities on Ecuador who have been threatened by ChevronTexaco.
[Texaco is now part of Chevron; also refers to Petroecuador]
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