Ecuador: Q&A: “The Verdict Against Chevron Is Enforceable, Because It Is Just”

Inter Press Service: On Feb. 14, a provincial Ecuadorean court issued the harshest environmental verdict in history against a major oil company, the U.S.-based Chevron. But is there any chance it will be carried out? "We wouldn't keep working on this if we didn't think success was possible. On a scale of one to 10, it's a 10," the youngest of the litigant attorneys, Juan Pablo Sáenz, told Tierramérica in an interview. It is the environmental trial of the century. The ruling of the court of first instance orders......

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