Chevron ordered to pay $17 billion in damages for pollution in Ecuadorian Amazon

An Ecuadorian court has ordered Chevron to pay $17 billion in damages as restitution for heinous pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon over the last thirty years. Chevron, unsurprisingly, has already stated it will not pay.

Amy Goodman and Democracy Now have the full story.

You can see a transcript here.

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