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Ecuadorian Court Orders Chevron to Pay $17 Billion for Oil Pollution in Amazon

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The oil giant Chevron has been ordered to pay more than $17 billion in fines and punitive damages in a long-running case over environmental contamination in Ecuador. Amazonian residents sued Texaco, which was then purchased by Chevron, for dumping billions of gallons of toxic oil waste into Ecuador’s rain forest since the 1970s. (...)

The article:
http://amazonwatch.org/news/2011/0215-ecuadorian-court-orders-chevron-to-pay-17-billion-for-oil-pollution-in-amazon

More about:
http://www.business-humanrights.org/Links/Repository/1004410

http://www.business-humanrights.org/Documents/Oilpollution/Ecuador

http://www.business-humanrights.org/Links/Repository/1004528

http://www.business-humanrights.org/Links/Repository/1005533

Sull'argomento:

http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/notizie/2011-02-15/ecuador-chevron-144822.shtml?uuid=AaBkAX8C

http://www.climatealliance.it/notizie/88/ITA/83/Chevron-condannato-in-Ecuador

http://asud.net/it/dalla-redazione/5-mondo/1487-il-caso-chevron-texaco-una-sentenza-molto-buona-che-avrebbe-potuto-essere-migliore.html

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Basic information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecuador
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevron_Corporation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texaco#Environmental_issues

http://www.cdca.it/spip.php?article1253


From Chevron website:
http://www.chevron.com/ecuador/

The website ChevronToxico:
http://chevrontoxico.com/

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Past...present:

http://www.fabiomanzione.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=888:chevron-fights-massive-lawsuit-in-ecuador&catid=46:diritti-umani&Itemid=105

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Conflitti ambientali in Ecuador:

http://www.cdca.it/spip.php?page=nazioni&id_rubrique=15

 
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