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1 February 2002
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1 December 2001

Litigation Update: A Summary of Recent Developments in U.S. Cases Brought Under the Alien Tort Claims Act and Torture Protection Act

Author: Jennifer Green [staff attorney at Center for Constitutional Rights] and Paul Hoffman [civil rights attorney and editor of ACLU International Civil Liberties Report], in ACLU International Civil Liberties Report 2001 [American Civil Liberties Union]

[includes updates on human rights-related lawsuits against Unocal, Chevron, Royal Dutch/Shell, Southern Peru Copper Corporation, Rio Tinto, Union Carbide, Pfizer, various U.S. apparel retailers & manufacturers of clothing produced in Saipan...

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9 September 2001

Texaco Left Toxic Legacy in Ecuador

Author: letter to the editor from Kevin Koenig, Amazon Watch, in Los Angeles Times

A group representing more than 30,000 Ecuadoreans is suing Texaco in U.S. District Court, charging that the company dumped some 4.3 million gallons a day of toxic oil waste water into the Amazon. Texaco also left behind more than 300 open waste pits...

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17 July 2001

Texaco to Put Pollution Devices Back on Its Wells [USA]

Author: Los Angeles Times

Texaco Inc. has agreed to outfit two Central Valley [California] oil fields with air pollution control devices and pay $568,000 for removing the equipment in the first place, the federal government announced.

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1 June 2001

Judge dismisses Indians suits against Texaco

Author: Reuters

A federal judge [U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff] this week dismissed lawsuits against Texaco brought by rainforest Indians of Ecuador and Peru who alleged the oil company contaminated their water and land

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22 April 2001

SOUTH AFRICA: Chevron and Texaco Accused of Polluting City

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service, in The Black World Today [USA]

[ Cape Town]

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1 April 2001

Chevron and Texaco accused of polluting Cape Town

Author: Inter Press Service, in WOZA Eco [South Africa]

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16 March 2001

Texaco California Subsidiary Fined $4 Million

Author: United States Environmental Protection Agency

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31 May 1999

Texaco on Trial

Author: Eyal Press, The Nation

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28 May 1999

Training in human rights

Author: Statoil

[Statoil support for human rights training programme for judges and public defenders in Venezuela]

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