Top Ecuador court upholds $9 billion ruling against Chevron
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 () QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court has upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage that harmed indigenous people. Plaintiffs celebrated the constitutional court’s decision announced Tuesday night by saying it leaves no doubt about their right to receive compensation for oil spills that contaminated groundwater in indigenous […]
U.S. Appeals Court Upholds $10 Billion Volkswagen Settlement A U.S. federal appeals court has upheld Volkswagen’s $10 billion settlement with nearly 500,000 owners of polluting diesel vehicles. Volkswagen has agreed to pay more than $25 billion in the U.S. for claims from owners, environmental...
A lawyer who has spent many years pursuing multibillion-dollar litigation blaming Chevron Corp for polluting the Ecuadorean rainforest was suspended on Tuesday... Reuters - USAlso reported by •SeattlePI.com
A federal court in California dismissed climate change lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland. The lawsuits were against five oil companies. The court said the complaints required foreign..