News Updates

The state has slapped Chevron with another violation notice, this one for the second oil spill in six months near Red Butte Garden. No fines were imposed, but that could change — to the tune of $25,...
Judy Fahys
January 21, 2011
A state senator wants to crack down on no-bid contracts between public agencies and solar companies, saying the practice may waste millions of tax dollars per year. Yee said Wednesday he was...
Matt Krupnick
January 20, 2011
State environmental regulators have issued another violation notice against Chevron Pipe Line Co., this time for the second crude oil spill in six months at Red Butte Gardens. That Dec. 1 spill...
Judy Fahys
January 20, 2011
South Dakota is suing Chevron, saying the company should return taxpayer money it took to clean up leaks from underground oil tanks because it also collected insurance money for the jobs.
January 20, 2011
Shareholder groups are pressing Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp. and Southwestern Energy Co. to disclose the risk the companies face from hydraulic fracturing. The groups say they want shareholders...
Mike Lee
January 20, 2011
ABOUT 4,000 liters of petroleum products continue to leak into the basement of the West Tower Condominium in Makati daily, residents complained Monday as they vowed to file civil and criminal charges...
Rey T. Salita & Alena Mae S. Flores
January 18, 2011
Chevron community advisory panel member: It has been nearly eight months since the leak was detected in April 2010, and Chevron has been using the figure of five to seven tablespoons per day when...
Eileen Luongo
January 15, 2011
A federal appeals court says that Joe Berlinger, the filmmaker who was ordered to give footage from his 2009 documentary “Crude” to the Chevron Corporation, could not invoke a journalist’s privilege...
David Itzkoff
January 14, 2011
Chevron Corp. said it resumed flows through its Dibi-Abiteye pipeline in the southern Niger River delta about a month after it was breached by militants. The Niger Delta Liberation Force claimed...
Elisha Bala-Gbogbo
January 14, 2011
Patton Boggs wants to keep representing plaintiffs in a human rights and environmental action against Chevron Corp. Standing in the way of that continued legal work is the oil giant itself. The law...
Mike Scarcella
January 14, 2011