The True Story of Chevron’s Ecuador Disaster
Amazon Chernobyl in focus ⬿

The True Story of Chevron’s Ecuador Disaster

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John Ahni Schertow
February 9, 2012
 

Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into the rainforest, leaving local people suffering a wave of cancers, miscarriages and birth defects. Now, with the support of an international campaign for justice, the communities affected by Chevron’s negligence are holding one of the world’s largest oil companies to account.

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