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At Chevron’s last shareholder meeting, five people were arrested. The company has for years now been having a hard time with protestors – particularly about a lawsuit about environmental damage allegedly left in Ecuador by one of the companies it acquired. And certainly...

Sheila McNulty
January 24, 2011

The state has slapped Chevron with another violation notice, this one for the second oil spill in six months near Red Butte Garden. No fines were imposed, but that could change — to the tune of $25,000 a day for each violation.

The state’s latest citation is for...

Judy Fahys
January 21, 2011

The Change Chevron team and the Raging Grannies got together to congratulate Chevron CEO John Watson for steering his company into the Corporate Hall of Shame after only one year with the company.

On Wednesday, Rainforest Action Network's Change Chevron team asked...

Mike G
January 21, 2011

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has cited Chevron for breaking five environmental laws during a December oil spill in Salt Lake City. The spill was the second in six months from a pipeline near Red Butte Creek.

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Department of Environmental Quality...

January 21, 2011

(San Francisco, Jan. 20) — The Obama administration’s January 14 announcement that it is lifting some government-imposed restrictions on travel to Cuba for several categories of U.S. citizens —including college students, people engaged in journalism, and those sponsored...

January 20, 2011

(Corrects description of Boston-based group in third paragraph)

Shareholder groups are pressing Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp. and Southwestern Energy Co. to disclose the risk the companies face from hydraulic fracturing. The groups say they want shareholders to...

Mike Lee
January 20, 2011

South Dakota is suing Chevron, saying the company should return taxpayer money it took to clean up leaks from underground oil tanks because it also collected insurance money for the jobs.

Chevron spokesman Sean Comey told the Argus Leader newspaper that the company...

January 20, 2011

State environmental regulators have issued another violation notice against Chevron Pipe Line Co., this time for the second crude oil spill in six months at Red Butte Gardens.

That Dec. 1 spill leaked 21,000 gallons of oil from what investigators believe was a...

Judy Fahys
January 20, 2011

A state senator wants to crack down on no-bid contracts between public agencies and solar companies, saying the practice may waste millions of tax dollars per year. Prompted by reporting by Bay Area News Group, Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, said he planned Thursday to...

Matt Krupnick
January 20, 2011

ABOUT 4,000 liters of petroleum products continue to leak into the basement of the West Tower Condominium in Makati daily, residents complained Monday as they vowed to file civil and criminal charges against Pilipinas Shell and Chevron Philippines and the owner of the...

Rey T. Salita & Alena Mae S. Flores
January 18, 2011

Dear Editor: Re: Members walk, saying Chevron misled them, Burnaby NOW, Jan. 5.

First I would like to thank Jennifer Moreau for her continued interest in the oil leak at the Chevron refinery in Burnaby. I am a fairly new member of the Chevron community advisory...

Eileen Luongo
January 15, 2011

Chevron Corp. said it resumed flows through its Dibi-Abiteye pipeline in the southern Niger River delta about a month after it was breached by militants. “The impacted line is fixed and operations normal,” Scott Walker, a company spokesman in Houston, said yesterday in an...

Elisha Bala-Gbogbo
January 14, 2011

A federal appeals court says that Joe Berlinger, the filmmaker who was ordered to give footage from his 2009 documentary “Crude” to the Chevron Corporation, could not invoke a journalist’s privilege in refusing to turn over that footage because his work on the film did...

David Itzkoff
January 14, 2011

In a bleak but beautiful landscape of undulating stony hills I watched a group of Palestinian schoolchildren take their lessons yesterday in the open air next to a heap of rubble that, until this week, was their classroom. This is the village of Dkaika, about as far...

Harriet Sherwood
January 14, 2011

MANHATTAN (CN) - A federal judge declined to file contempt charges against a lawyer who Chevron claims has stonewalled discovery orders the company is using to fight a $113 billion environmental lawsuit in Ecuador. Nevertheless, the judge ordered "additional measures" to...

Barbara Leonard
January 14, 2011

Patton Boggs wants to keep representing plaintiffs in a human rights and environmental action against Chevron Corp. Standing in the way of that continued legal work is the oil giant itself. The law firm this week filed court papers in Washington's federal trial court...

Mike Scarcella
January 14, 2011

KABUL, 13 January 2011 (IRIN) - A sharp rise in fuel prices caused by a recent Iranian fuel export ban, against a backdrop of rising global fuel prices, has bumped up food and medicine prices across Afghanistan, prompting concerns about the welfare of millions of...

January 13, 2011

MADRID, 13 January 2011 (IRIN) - Asma Al-Haidari, an Amman-based Iraqi human rights analyst and advocate, says the phenomenon of enforced disappearances in Iraq touches the whole population, irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity or religious belief.

The number of missing persons in Iraq...

January 13, 2011

While Chevron is legally obliged to stop the oil that's been seeping downhill from the North Burnaby refinery since last spring, the company has no plans to remediate the onsite soil, and the provincial Environment Ministry isn't going to force them as long as they are...

Jennifer Moreau
January 12, 2011

The end is in sight. That’s what officials from Chevron have promised the citizens of Salt Lake City, who have watched from the fenced-off sidelines as one of the region’s most beloved recreation spots was used as a cesspool to collect thousands of gallons of oil that...

Matthew D. LaPlante
January 12, 2011