Feb 2011: Oil giant Chevron ordered to pay $9 billion for pollution cleanup in Ecuador!
After nearly 18 years of legal battles, the communities in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest devastated by oil giant Chevron’s reckless pump-and-dump oil operations have scored a landmark victory. Chevron has been ordered to pay $9.5 billion for cleanup of widespread contamination, and potable water and healthcare facilities for affected communities.
But Chevron has vowed to fight “until hell freezes over.” Help us bring Chevron to justice once and for all: visit www.AmazonWatch.org
Video narrated by Peter Coyote.