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Article

27 Apr 2005

Author:
Rick Jurgens, Contra Costa Times [USA]

ChevronTexaco critics band together

Pollution in Ecuador by a company that Chevron later bought "may be tarnishing (the company's) hard-earned reputation"...said state Controller Steve Westly...ChevronTexaco says all pollution was cleaned up by a $40 million "remediation" completed in 1998...But critics of ChevronTexaco continue to gain support. [also refers to Texaco (now part of ChevronTexaco), Unocal]

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ChevronTexaco annual meeting votes down proposals questioning company's treatment of environment in Ecuador & Alaska; approx. 9% vote in favour

Chevron lawsuit (re Nigeria)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)