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Oil major forced to answer Amazon charge of damaging the environment [Ecuador]

This is the last act in a drama that began 10 years ago in US courts against Texaco [for environmental damage in Ecuador], which merged in 2001 with Chevron [to create ChevronTexaco]...US courts ruled last year that Ecuador has primary jurisdiction for this case, and so the courtroom opened there last week. The proof stage...ends today, after which judicial inspections of specific sites starts.

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