Chevron Loses Bid to Toss $18 Billion Award in Ecuador Case

Chevron Loses Bid to Toss $18 Billion Award in Ecuador Case

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Workers work on environmental cleansing operations of a 30-year old oil spillage at the Rumipamba commune, 200 meters from the Auca Sur 1 oil well, claimed to be operated by US Chevron Texaco in the seventies, in the province of Orellana, Amazonia. Chevron appealed the ruling that it was responsible for the pollution.