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Environmental Rights Enforcement in U.S. Courts

...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...

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Rio Tinto lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)