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16 January 2018

"Smoke & Fumes" study alleges that major oil companies misled public about negative impacts of climate change despite knowledge of risks

In November 2017, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) published a report alleging that major oil companies were aware of the dangers of climate change by the 1980s, if not earlier, and that despite this knowledge and their technical ...

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15 January 2018

Gulf Oil did not respond

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1 January 2011
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Author: Tatiana Alfonso, Libia Grueso, Magnolia Prada, Yamile Salinas; Julieta Lemaitre (compiladora), Universidad de los Andes [Colombia]

Los conflictos presentados en este libro…traen características nuevas a la historia de la lucha por la tierra…[protagonizados por]...los principios y derechos de la Constitución de 1991, y los derechos que a su sombra se han otorgado a las minorías...

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1 June 2010

[PDF] Think globally, sue locally: Out-of-court tactics employed by plaintiffs, their lawyers, and their advocates in transnational tort cases

Author: Jonathan Drimmer, Steptoe & Johnson, released by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform

Over the past 15 years, there has been a sharp rise in lawsuits brought against United States companies, as well as foreign companies with a substantial U.S. presence, that are premised on alleged personal or environmental injuries that occur overseas...

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7 October 2008
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Author: EFE

Un tribunal de apelaciones de EE.UU. rechazó…un recurso de la petrolera Chevron Texaco en el litigio que mantiene con Ecuador desde hace más de seis años por los daños ambientales que supuestamente causó cuando operó en el país…[E]l dictamen…determina...

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7 October 2008

US court rejects Chevron's claim that Ecuador must submit to arbitration re ongoing health & environmental suit

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1 May 2007

Jungle Law [Chevron Lawsuit in Ecuador]

Author: William Langewiesche, Vanity Fair

In a forsaken little town in the Ecuadorean Amazon [Lago Agrio]…the giant Chevron Corporation has been maneuvered into a makeshift courtroom and is being sued to answer for conditions in 1,700 square miles of rain forest said by environmentalists to...

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1 April 2005

Considering the use of Restrictive Measures on Sudan by the European Union

Author: Mikael Eriksson, Uppsala University - commissioned by European Coalition on Oil in Sudan

This paper examines the possibilities of introducing restrictive measures on Sudan. It reviews existing mechanisms of targeted sanctions with a particular emphasis on EU sanctions. The first section of the paper looks at effectiveness and the current...

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30 November 2003

Ecuador: Texaco Leaves Trail of Destruction

Author: T. Christian Miller, Los Angeles Times

[Monica] Torres is one of thousands of Ecuadoreans who stand to benefit from a multibillion-dollar lawsuit alleging that Texaco's operations between 1972 and 1992 destroyed land, sickened residents and contributed to the demise of indigenous tribes....

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30 October 2003
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Author: El Comercio [Ecuador]

La declaración de Miguel San Sebastián, médico e investigador, era la más esperada por la comunidad [en el caso contra ChevronTexaco por contaminación en Ecuador]...Las mujeres eran propensas a tener abortos espontáneos en un 250 por ciento más que...

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