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Associated Press – Chevron sues Ecuador under international trade law

Date: Sep 23, 2009

[archive-title]Chevron sues Ecuador under international trade law
Associated Press, September 23, 2009[/archive-title]
“Chevron Corp. on Wednesday filed suit against the government of Ecuador for trade violations, an effort to protect against a potentially negative ruling in a separate $27 billion suit over environmental damage. Chevron accuses Ecuador of “exploitation” for its pursuit of an ongoing lawsuit over environmental damage the plaintiffs allege Texaco caused in the Amazon rain forest between 1972 and 1990. Chevron, the second-largest U.S. oil company, acquired Texaco in 2001.”
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