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The Texaco-Chevron Case in Ecuador

1. Factual background Texaco-Gulf operated in Ecuador for almost thirty years, between 1964 and 1992, in the Ecuadorian Amazon region. The Ecuadorian state‚Äôs original concession to the Texaco-Gulf consortium included 1,500,000 …

Dutch Court Rules Against Shell for damages in Nigeria

The ruling by a Dutch court on January 30, 2013 holding Shell responsible for the pollution of farmlands at Ikot Ada Udo (Nigeria) is a step towards environmental justice. However, …

Verdict Expected in Court Case on Oil Giant Shell’s Nigerian Oil Pollution

EJOLT partner Nnimmo Bassey from ERA has send us a press release from Friends of the Earth Netherlands in relation to the decades of oil pollution in his native country …

BP summoned to answer for assault on Mother Earth for Gulf of Mexico spill

by Oilwatch The defence of the rights of the sea as an integral part of Mother Earth is being pursued in Ecuador using the Rights of Nature recognised in 2008 Ecuadorian …