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  1. US Federal Appeals Court Blocks Enforcement of $9.5 Billion Ecuadorian Pollution Judgement Against Chevron

    9 Aug 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A US federal appeals court this week blocked enforcement of a $9.5 billion USD fine against oil giant Chevron, issued by an Ecuadorian court in 2011 for pollution in that country’s A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:40

  2. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  3. World Needs “New Urban Agenda:” UN-HABITAT

    24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 12:14

  4. Red Cross Anticipates Urgent Water, Sanitation Needs in Quake-Hit Regions of Ecuador

    18 Apr 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The Ecuadorian Red Cross is anticipating urgent needs for food, water, sanitation, shelter, and potentially medical care in the wake of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2016 - 10:06

  5. Colombia’s Energy and Mines Minister Resigns Over Drought-Induced Power Problems

    8 Mar 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombian Mines and Energy Minister Tomás González has resigned in the wake of drought-induced power problems, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on March 7th. Current Minister for the Pres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:11

  6. IADB to Fund $30 Million Water Project in Ecuador

    19 Feb 2016- 09:22 by Local Press Report QUITO WaterWorld The Decentralized Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Cantón Esmeraldas (Ecuador) has awarded a contract for the construction, extension and improvement of water supply in Esmeraldas for U ...

    Local Press Report - 02/19/2016 - 09:22

  7. District Court of the Hague Rules in Favor of Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2016 - 10:03

  8. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  9. Canadian Court Allows Ecuadorian Villagers to Sue Chevron Over Amazon Pollution

    8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Ontario, Canada Canada’s Supreme Court on September 4th ruled that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can sue US oil giant Chevron in Canada as part of their effort to collect a $9.5 billion USD judgment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/08/2015 - 10:17

  10. Ecuador Pollution Case Surfaces at Chevron Shareholders' Meeting

    29 May 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report SAN RAMON, CA Amazon Watch Chevron CEO John Watson could not escape public outrage and shareholder dissent about his mishandling of the massive $9.5 billion environmental disaster in the Ecuadorian Amazon at the co ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2015 - 09:38

  11. Whistleblower Hands Over Alleged "Smoking Gun Evidence" of Chevron's Amazon Pollution

    9 Apr 2015- 09:57 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC ENEWSPF In what is being described as "smoking gun evidence" of Chevron's complete guilt and corruption in the case of an oil spill in the Ecuadorian Amazon, internal videos leaked to a ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2015 - 09:57

  12. Ecuador to Build Eight Hydropower Dams by 2016

    2 Apr 2015- 10:56 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR Moving away from dependence on oil, Ecuador is in the process of constructing eight hydroelectric dams, all of which are scheduled to be finished by 2016. With the first recently inaugurated, the compl ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2015 - 10:56

  13. New Analysis Claims Chevron Falsified Evidence in Amazon Pollution Case

    1 Apr 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CSRWire A new forensic analysis appears to completely undermine the testimony of Chevron’s star witness in the Ecuador pollution case and suggests the oil company falsified evidence about the authorship ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2015 - 10:32

  14. Ecuador’s Public Water Company Signs Deal With Chinese Firm for Piñan Tumbabiro Multipurpose Project

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador’s Public Water Company (EPA-EP) last week signed an agreement with the China Gezhouba Group Company Limited to carry out the Piñan Tumbabiro Multipurpose Project. The agreement was signe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2015 - 16:25

  15. Chevron Rejects Plan to Use $106 Million to Compensate Ecuadorian Amazon Communities

    6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador US oil giant Chevron this week rejected a proposal to use $106 million USD that the Ecuadorian government owes it for breach of contract to compensate indigenous communities affected by toxic was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2015 - 10:23

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