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Chevron, Donziger Continue To Spar Over Ecuadorean Case

The rhetoric continues to fly between lawyers for Chevron Corp. and Steven Donziger, the U.S. legal adviser to a group of Ecuadorean citizens suing over environmental damage in that country’s Amazon region.
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Judge halts any Ecuadorean award against Chevron

A federal judge took the unusual step Tuesday of blocking a potential multi-billion-dollar judgment against Chevron Corp. for environmental damage in Ecuador for at least 28 days after concluding that lawyers representing 30,000 Ecuadoreans were planning a “helter skelter” disruption of the oil giant’s business in the event of a lucrative award to force a settlement.
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