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AIDS Researcher From Aptos Dies While Climbing Volcano In Ecuador

A 69-year-old American sociologist and researcher on teen sexuality and AIDS died of apparent natural causes Saturday while climbing a volcano in Ecuador, his brother said Thursday.

12/27/2012

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron Fined $9.5 Billion In Ecuador

An Ecuadorean judge ruled Monday in an epic environmental case that Chevron Corp. was responsible for oil drilling contamination in a wide swath of Ecuador’s northern jungle.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

San Francisco Protestors Stage Mock Clean Up At Chevron Stations

Protestors on Sunday staged a mock clean up at a Chevron service station to increase awareness of the oil company’s alleged intentional dumping of toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

CBS San Francisco–10/10/2010

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