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In 2001, oil giant Chevron purchased Texaco. When Texaco left Ecuador, it spent $40 million dollars cleaning up the country's Amazon area from with they pumped the oil, areas like Sacha 53. continue reading »
An Ecuadorean judge has ruled that Chevron Corp. is to pay $17 billion in penalties in fines for damage caused by oil pollution in the country’s rainforest, making the judgment the single largest is any environmental case. continue reading »