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Chevron is expected to unveil a cleanup plan this morning, after a day in which the company focused on containing an oil leak that fouled Red Butte Creek and Liberty Park pond, in hopes of keeping...
Mike Gorrell
June 14, 2010
Chevron Corp. should face a new trial for allegedly sanctioning beatings and shootings of Nigerian protesters in 1998 because jurors who cleared the company in 2008 were given erroneous instructions...
June 14, 2010
  Chevron Corp said on Sunday that operations at its 45,000 barrel per day (bpd) Salt Lake City refinery were unaffected by a crude pipeline shut on Saturday due to a leak into a creek that...
Erwin Seba & Marguerita Choy
June 13, 2010
Whether they’ve looked at the trees, the insects, or the jaguars, scientists have agreed that Yasuní National Park in Ecuador’s Amazonian rain forest is one of the most diverse places on earth. But...
Daniel Grossman
June 10, 2010
“The money that plays into this is the enormous quantities of lobbying and enormous expenditures in lobbying that BP and the rest of the oil industry have been pouring into congress, particularly...
June 9, 2010
Since 2003, more than 4,300 American troops and perhaps hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have become casualties of a war full of contradictions. One of the most fundamental of these is embodied in U.S...
T.J. Buonomo
June 9, 2010
“The money that plays into this is the enormous quantities of lobbying and enormous expenditures in lobbying that BP and the rest of the oil industry have been pouring into congress, particularly...
June 9, 2010
In the five years before the Deepwater Horizon exploded, federal investigators documented nearly 200 safety and environmental violations in accidents on platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico,...
Lise Olsen & Eric Nalder
June 7, 2010
BP’s calamitous behavior in the Gulf of Mexico is the big oil story of the moment. But for many years, indigenous people from a formerly pristine region of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador have been...
Bob Herbert
June 4, 2010