Lago Agrio Claimants Move For Judgment On Chevron's Defenses

(November 2, 2015, 9:30 AM EST) -- TORONTO — A motion for summary judgment filed in a Canadian court by a group of Ecuadorian claimants in relation to alleged environmental exposures was made public on Oct. 23; they seek summary judgment on all defenses asserted by Chevron Corp. (Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation, No. CV-12-9808-00CL, Ontario Super.).

(Motion available. Document #05-151124-005M.)

Settlement

From 1964 through 1992, Texaco and its subsidiary, Texaco Petroleum (TexPet), along with the Ecuadorian government and others, conducted oil extraction in the Lago Agrio region of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Texaco withdrew...
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