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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Ecuadorean Court Finds Chevron Guilty of Polluting Amazon Rainforest
20 Feb 2011
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Ecuadorean Court Finds Chevron Guilty of Polluting Amazon Rainforest

Interview with Andrew Miller, advocacy coordinator with Amazon Watch

On Feb. 14, a judge in the Ecuadorean town of Lago Agrio ruled that U.S.-based oil giant Chevron was responsible for polluting an area of the Amazon rainforest the size of Rhode Island and must pay $8.6 billion in damages, including ten percent of the total to an organization formed to represent the plaintiffs comprised of indigenous farmers and other residents of the area.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2011/110225-btl.html
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