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EJOLT unites leading legal experts and Environmental Justice activists in Rome

EJOLT project has chosen Italy, an emblematic country for its environmental conflicts...as the next location of the annual meeting...from the 9th to the 15th of Nov...First...a two-day "toxic tour"...that will visit two areas well-known for their levels of contamination and severe impacts on health...[I]t will meet the communities of two critical areas of the Roman suburb: the biggest urban waste dumpsite of Malagrotta and the Sacco Valley, which is one among many areas under study by the Italian Superior Health Institute...to demonstrate the relationship between environmental contamination and health impacts...[T]he tour will visit the "Fires land"...in the Naples area that is well-known for the waste-related contamination disaster that today sees new mobilisations against the construction of a new incinerator to burn “ecoballs”...EJOLT events will have the participation of Pablo Fajardo, the lead lawyer in Chevron-Texaco suit...Pablo Fajardo...

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Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)

EJOLT workshop in Italy (Nov 2013)