Despite $8.6B Ruling, Long Road Remains for Chevron Pollution Case

New York Times: When a court in Ecuador ruled yesterday that Chevron Corp. should pay at least $8.6 billion in damages for pollution in the Amazon jungle, it opened up a new chapter in a case that has already been contested for 18 years. It is by no means certain that the plaintiffs in Ecuador will see one penny of the damages awarded, which experts are saying is the second biggest environmental case of all time after last year's Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In that case, BP PLC has already......

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