Monday, May 28, 2018

An Oil Company Just Earned A Huge Settlement After

Tim Pearce 05/26/2018

The Supreme Court of Gibraltar awarded the oil company Chevron $38 million Friday for damages related to charges alleging the company contaminated the Amazon region of Ecuador.

An Ecuador court issued an $18 billion judgement against Chevron in February 2011 for environmental and social harm the company allegedly caused to the Amazon. The amount was later reduced to $9.5 billion, but a U.S. district court in New York nullified
the judgement due to fraudulent and illegal activities by Steven Donziger, the lead American lawyer behind the lawsuit, according to the district court ruling............he corrupted the process through telling half-truths, outright lies, and using fake evidence and witnesses. ............To Read More....

My Take - All I can say is - It's about time.  This is the path everyone who comes under attack from the environmentalists should be doing. 
 
 

 

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