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U.S. District Judge’s Shocking Decision Grants Chevron an Injunction

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network, Uncategorized on 10th March, 2011 | No Comments

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1In a ruling that shocked human rights and environmental justice advocates the world over, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan granted Chevron an injunction on Monday preventing native Ecuadoreans from collecting $18.2 billion for oil contamination caused by the company in the Amazon. Our Allies with the Amazon Defense Coalition had this powerful statement to share in response to the judge’s ruling:
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What’s Driving High Oil & Gas Prices?

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, True Cost of Chevron Network on 1st March, 2011 | 1 Comment

'Liberated' Eastern Libya Adjusts To Life Without Gaddafi RuleIt is speculators and Big Oil — not a lack of oil and gas supply in today’s market — driving high oil and gasoline prices. Listen to my interview today on WBEZ’s (Chicago NPR) Worldview radio program to learn more about rising oil and gasoline prices, turmoil in the Middle East, speculators, Big Oil, and »
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Courts Find Chevron Guilty, Now It’s Time For Chevron To Pay Up

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 14th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1Today marks the day when a historic verdict was passed down by the Ecuador court against Chevron. Find out why this ruling is unprecedented.
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Victory: Chevron Announces Plans to Withdraw from Coal Operations By Year’s End!

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

chevron_ad_wyomingIn the world of organizing against Big Oil, victories often seem far too rare. Thus, when they do occur, we must mark them, celebrate them, and ensure that they stick.
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California Defends Its Future Against Designs of Oil Industry

Posted by TJ Buonomo in Big Oil, Featured on 3rd November, 2010 | No Comments

Stop Texas OilOn November 2, California voters sent the oil industry running with its tail between its legs in a decisive 60-40 vote against Prop 23, a ballot initiative that would have undermined the state’s environmental standards and renewable energy job markets. The Energy Program at Global Exchange would like to thank and congratulate everyone who contributed to this tremendous victory.
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?
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Wall Street Journal Picks Up Chevron Protest Story & Pivots

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonA follow-up article on Antonia Juhasz’s arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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Chevron Throws Book at Shareholder Activist (Me)

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonAntonia Juhasz responds to the MarketWatch article on her arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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With BP’s Oil and Chemicals Still in Gulf Coast Waters, Shrimpers Stay Out.

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Featured on 26th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-08-26-OilAntonia_Dauphin_500While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has claimed that the fish are safe in the Gulf Coast, the Gulf Coast fishing community beg to differ.
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A Permanent Moratorium

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Featured on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-07-31-oiledshellbeachAs another oil and gas rig explodes September 2nd in the Gulf of Mexico, the need to ban offshore drilling becomes more apparent. See Antonia Juhasz’s article in Progressive Magazine on the frequency of such incidents (400 in the last five years) and the need for a permanent moratorium on offshore drilling. What we are witnessing is the failure of an entire system, rather than of one operator.
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