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Environmental Rights Enforcement in U.S. Courts
Author: Hari M. Osofsky, in Human Rights Dialogue, Published on: 1 April 2004
...representatives of indigenous peoples who have suffered severely from the environmental irresponsibility of multinational corporations have attempted to gain redress under the Alien Tort Statute...Each [claim] addresses environmental abuses by a corporation, such as Texaco, Freeport-McMoRan, Rio Tinto, and Southern Peru Copper Corporation...