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Article

31 Dec 2003

Author:
Niki Woodard, San Francisco Bay Guardian

Fighting Goliath: Ecuadoreans seek billions from ChevronTexaco in a widely watched environmental justice case

The case, Aguinda v. Texaco, is unusual not just for the massive scale of the pollution, but also because it could be among the first significant instances in which a U.S-based multinational corporation is held to account by a third world court.

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