ChevronTexaco on trial

October 21, 2003. High-level corporate lawyers from ChevronTexaco sit in the same packed muggy courtroom as bare-breasted Amazonian men and women at the start of what the media calls "The Trial of the Century." In the ramshackle Amazonian town of Lago Agrio, the oil Titan stands accused of severely contaminating the surrounding region during 20-plus years of oil drilling and production in what once was untouched rainforest, with pristine rivers and crystal clear lakes

 
By Lou Dematteis, Suzana Sawyer
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

ChevronTexaco on trial

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