US court upholds Chevron oil fine

BBC: A US court has overturned a block on Ecuadoreans collecting damages totalling $18.2bn (£11.5bn) from Chevron over Amazon oil pollution. The order reversed a previous judge's ruling that froze enforcement of the fine outside Ecuador. But it is not the end of the legal saga, which is also going through the courts in Ecuador. Texaco, which merged with Chevron in 2001, was accused of dumping toxic materials in the Ecuadorean Amazon. In February, an Ecuadorean court ruled that Chevron should......

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