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  • 29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the claim will be held in September, Prensa
  • 20 Sep 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands A three-judge international arbitration panel in The Hague this week handed US oil giant Chevron a partial victory in its ongoing legal dispute with indigenous groups in Ecuador. The international panel found that the agreement
  • 15 May 2012- 15:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that it had found two new oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta region on May 7. The leaks are being investigated to determine their cause and extent, the company said. The announcement came
  • 2 Aug 2011- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water Canary
  • 28 Jul 2011- 09:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ny, united states, NEW YORK CITY  A new real-time water quality tester developed by Water Canary will help “prevent an isolated water hazard from turning into a full blown disaster,” Water Canary CEO Sonaar Luthra told OOSKAnews on July 25. “Water
  • 17 Feb 2011- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International oil and natural gas firm Chevron was found guilty of widespread water and soil contamination by an Ecuadorian court last week, and subsequently fined $8 billion USD. The lawsuit began 18 years earlier when some 30,000 local