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20 Mar 2007

Author:
Associated Press

Ecuador president backs plaintiffs in Chevron contamination suit

Ecuador's...president voiced his support...for the plaintiffs in a contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil company Chevron Corp. for allegedly dumping billions of gallons of waste in the country's Amazon jungle...President Rafael Correa...said his government supports the "affected populations" and would help the plaintiffs collect evidence against...Chevron.

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