12 Apr 2013 - 10:04 by Local Press Report
BOULDER CO (The Sacramento Bee) — Stratus Consulting Inc. announced today that Chevron has dismissed with prejudice the fraud and racketeering claims against Stratus and two of its employees that were initiated by Chevron Corp.
5 Apr 2013 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
new yorK (Fox Business) — The Ecuadorean judge who issued an $18.2 billion USD verdict against Chevron Corp has denied bribery allegations made by another judge who presided over the landmark pollution case in the South A
27 Mar 2013 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
26 Mar 2013 - 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
PERU, LIMA — Peru’s government on March 25 declared a 90-day environmental state of emergency in the Amazon region of Loreto due to oil pollution that was not properly cleaned up by Argentine-owned Pluspetrol.<
28 Feb 2013 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Prensa Latina) — Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa ratified the legitimate defense of national sovereignty in the legal process of 30.000 Amazon applicants against Chevron transnational oil company, which seeks
22 Feb 2013 - 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Oil giant Chevron this week told New York federal judge Lewis A.
20 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ecuador, GUAYAQUIL — Ecuador's Municipal Public Water and Sanitation Company of Guayaquil (EMAPAG-EP) has given private water operator Interagua 15 days to meet its investment obligations.
18 Feb 2013 - 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, NEW ORLEANS, LA — The US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans last week denied oil giant Chevron’s appeal to shield an expert from discovery obligations in the ongoing legal battle between the company and E
6 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador’s National Water Secretariat (SENAGUA) is planning 16 major water projects to expand irrigated areas and manage flood levels in the country.
6 Feb 2013 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Hydro World) — The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has approved a loan of up to $10 million USD for Ecuador's 48-MW Hidrosanbartolo hydropower project, HydroWorld.com has learned. The run-of-rive
29 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — The snowcaps of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Colombia have been melting at an unprecedented rate, with over 30 percent having disappeared in the last 30 years, according to new research pu
15 Jan 2013 - 09:06 by Local Press Report
new yorK (Amazon Defense Coalition) — Chevron's CEO John Watson and his management team are continuing to publish false and materially misleading information to government regulators and shareholders regarding the enormous risks posed
Veolia-Owned Ecuadorian Utility Gets Deadline for Water and Sanitation Investments, or Contract Will be Cancelled
9 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Interagua, the private water company operating in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, had been given a deadline of January 28 to make new water and sanitation investments or see its contract with the
9 Jan 2013 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Water World) — New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP vibrating membrane system at a municipal landfill -- this time in Quito, Ecuador.
4 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuacorriente SA (ECSA), an Ecuadorian subsidiary of China's CRCC-Tongguan Investment, has signed a contract with the country’s Ministry of Production and disbursed an initial $40 million USD inves
17 Dec 2012 - 09:50 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Fuel Fix) — An author and petroleum engineer who used to work for the lawyers suing Chevron has given the company a sworn statement in which he accuses his former colleagues of trying to dictate, in advance,
14 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador is planning to inaugurate two new meteorological monitoring stations as part of the Adaptation to the Impacts of Rapid Glacier Retreat in the Tropical Andes (PRAA) program.
13 Dec 2012 - 10:03 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Hydro World) — Ecuador's investment institute invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform feasibility studies, including hydropower potential, of the Rio Verde multi-purpose project on Ecuador's
10 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ecuador, GUAYAQUIL — Negotiations between Interagua, the private water company operating in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, and local government officials over the concession contract for water services in the city c
6 Dec 2012 - 10:12 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Ecuador plans to propose a levy on every barrel of oil sold by OPEC members to help fund projects that cut greenhouse gases and protect against the effects of climate change. The proposal will
4 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ecuador, GUAYAQUIL — Representatives of Interagua, the private water utility in the city of Guayaquil that is part owned by Veolia, arrived in the city at the end of last week to meet with officials in an effort to s
29 Nov 2012 - 10:45 by Local Press Report
TORONTO (Associated Press) — A $19-billion environmental lawsuit over black sludge that seeped into an Ecuadorian rainforest a generation ago makes its Canadian courtroom debut on November 29. The Ontario Superior Court i
16 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — On November 28, Ecuador is due to open its 11th oil-licensing round, in which 13 oil blocks will go on sale covering 4 million hectares in the Amazonian provinces of Pastaza and Morona Santiago.
12 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — China's Changjiang Institute Survey, Planning, Design & Research (CISPDR) has won a strategy-defining consultancy contract from Ecuador’s national water authority (Senagua).
8 Nov 2012 - 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Argentina, BUENOS AIRES — Argentine Judge Adrian Elcuj Miranda this week ordered an embargo on US-based oil giant Chevron Corp’s assets within Argentina in an attempt to uphold an Ecuadorian court ruling that awarded $19 bi
1 Nov 2012 - 08:39 by Local Press Report
QUITO (AlertNet) — Ecuadorean plaintiffs plan to sue Chevron in Argentina and Colombia to collect a $19 billion USD award for pollution in the Amazon that has become one of the world's most high-profile environment
24 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Spain, MADRID — The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting
23 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ecuador, GUAYAQUIL — Ecuador’s Pacific coastal city of Guayaquil took another step toward establishing its new municipal water company on October 18, naming civil engineer Rafael Estrada Velasquez as the city council’s
17 Oct 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Energy Global) — As part of an ongoing lawsuit between Chevron and plaintiffs from various Amazonian villages, an Ecuadorian court has ordered the seizure of approximately $200 million USD worth of the company's as
10 Oct 2012 - 08:28 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Environment News Service) — Chevron today lost its U.S. Supreme Court bid to block global enforcement of a $19 billion USD judgment by an Ecuadorean court in a long legal fight over contamination of the Amazon rainforest.
8 Oct 2012 - 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Increasing funding for local advocacy efforts should be considered a priority for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) efforts, according to US-based WASH Advocates, a nonprofit advocacy initiative
2 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador will invest over $2 billion USD by 2016 for 16 large-scale water projects, most of them related to irrigation and flood control, according to the National Secretary of Water (SENAGUA).
19 Sep 2012 - 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MOSCOW, Russia — The Russian government has ordered the US Agency for International Development (USAID), which reports to the US State Department, to stop all operations and shut the doors to its Moscow offices by
11 Sep 2012 - 08:32 by Local Press Report
CUENCA (Ill Encuentro) — More than 500 delegates from fifteen countries will attend the Third Annual Meeting of Latin American Community Water Management (III Encuentro Latinoamericano de Gestión Comunitaria del Agua (ww
10 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
nairoBi, Kenya — Poor management of chemicals, including chemical fertilizers and pesticides, is causing massive pollution of freshwater resources worldwide, including rivers, lakes, aquifers and wetlands, accordin
8 Aug 2012 - 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Ecuador, LAGO AGRIO — Oil giant Chevron has not complied with a court-ordered August 6 deadline for payment of a $19 billion USD fine for environmental damage resulting from one of the world’s largest oil contaminations
6 Aug 2012 - 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
new yorK, ny, united states — Marking the two-year anniversary of the UN General Assembly declaration making water and sanitation basic human rights, a coalition of 15 international non-governmental organizations submitted a le