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Chevron faces asset seizure in Brazil over $18 billion Ecuador judgment


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Chevron faces asset seizure in Brazil over $18 billion Ecuador judgment

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Title: Chevron faces asset seizure in Brazil over $18 billion Ecuador judgment
Author: Hinton, Karen
Subject: Latin America
oil spill
legal action
Sergio Bermudes
Superior Tribunal of Justice
reciprocal treaty enforcement
health consequences
Assembly of the Affected Ones
enforcement action
asset seizure
environmental consequences
Abstract: This article provides information about the second legal enforcement action filed by Ecuadorian indigenous communities to force Chevron to pay for the clean-up of an oil disaster that resulted in several health problems and environmental destruction. The communities are requesting the seizure over $18 billion in company assets. The article also discusses additional charges existing against Chevron. Also included are a copy of the complaint against Chevron (in Portuguese) and an unofficial translation in English.
Date: 2012-06-28
Publisher: Amazon Defense Coalition
Citation: Hinton, K. (2012, July 28). Chevron faces asset seizure in Brazil over $18 billion Ecuador judgment. Amazon Defense Coalition
Description: Article and accompanying documents re-posted as a PDF document with permission from the Asemblea de Afectados as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate Latin American energy policy, dialogue, white papers, reports, and educational materials.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21177
Available at: http://texacotoxico.org/eng/node/1259

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America Defense Coalition.6.28.12.pdf 95.05Kb PDF View/Open Article
ChevronCourtCase.Port..6.28.12.pdf 6.382Mb PDF View/Open Portuguese version
ChevronCourtCas ... ranslation.Eng.6.28.12.pdf 274.7Kb PDF View/Open Unofficial English translation

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