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Incidence of Childhood Leukemia and Oil Exploitation in the Amazon Basin of Ecuador

By Anna Karin Hurtig and Miguel San Sebastian, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
July 2004

This disturbing scientific report published in the July 2004 edition of the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health by Anna Karin Hurtig and Miguel San Sebastian, links Chevron's extensive oil contamination of the Ecuadorian rainforest to instances of child leukemia that are three times the national average.