On Tuesday, June 29 Houma and Grand Bayou American Indian leaders showed Ecuadorean leaders the impact of BP's oil disaster on their coastal communities. The boat left from Port Sulphur and visited devastated wetlands, oil soaked wildlife, and the Grand Bayou village.
This document was been prepared by the Asamblea de Afectados por Texaco (The Assembly of Communities Affected by Chevon/Texaco) to be presented to Gulf Coast communities affected by the recent BP oil disaster.
Last night, four Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador arrived in very steamy New Orleans to share their experiences with the long-term impacts of oil pollution with communities dealing with the tragic BP oil spill that continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico.
Wednesday, Chevron opened it’s annual Shareholder meeting in Houston hitting a new low. After traveling from as far as Australia, Burma, Nigeria, Ecuador and Alaska, community leaders were rebuffed and outwardly disrespected by Chevron CEO John Watson.
Today, BP, and their contractors, Transocean and Halliburton, are testifying before Congress to determine who is at fault for the nearly 4 million gallons of oil wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast. At this morning’s Senate hearing