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July 2, 2009

Government Interference Continues in Chevron Trial

On Friday, June 26, 2009 Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa’s website “The Digital Newspaper of the Citizens’ Revolution” ran an article …

June 19, 2009

Amazon Defense Coalition Fabricates Texaco Profit Figures in Ecuador

FICTION: “O’Reilly claimed that Texaco made ‘only’ $500 million from its Ecuador operations. However, hard data suggest Texaco had profits …

June 9, 2009

Ecuador government signed off on Texaco cleanup in 1998

FICTION: “‘Chevron’s mischaracterization of the evidence against it in Ecuador is a clear example of insensitivity to human suffering and …

June 2, 2009

Hundreds of government officials signed off on remediation

FICTION: “Chevron claims it ‘remediated’ the environmental damage in the mid-1990s despite the fact a team of court experts found …

June 1, 2009

Court-appointed inspection team is inexperienced and unqualified

FICTION: “A court-appointed team of 15 experts that recently reviewed almost 200,000 pages of evidence in the case concluded that …

May 27, 2009

Trial lawyer’s testimony filled with inaccuracies

Steven Donziger, the lead trial lawyer for the plaintiffs’ case, testified in front of a Congressional committee on April 28, …

May 27, 2009

Plaintiffs fabricate claim about drinking water, well site

The Amazon Defense Coalition, the financial beneficiary of the lawsuit in Ecuador, issued a press release on 5/8/09 regarding a …

May 27, 2009

Texaco remediation was thorough and complete

FICTION: “…[N]ew proof has emerged that the oil giant never touched the majority of toxic waste pits that it certified …

May 27, 2009

No evidence that rivers and streams are impacted by Texaco Petroleum’s operations

FICTION: “During that period Texaco dumped 18.5 billion gallons of formation waters, a toxic byproduct of the drilling process, directly …

May 27, 2009

Charges that carcinogens are present proven false

FICTION: “The existence of an environmental damage and the presence of toxic elements such as chromium, benzene, benzopyrene, and innumerous …

May 27, 2009

No confirmed cancer claims

FICTION: “The evidence clearly documents how Chevron created a cancer pit in the Amazon to save money in its production …