Ruling Will Hasten Long-Running Pollution Case in Ecuador

By Terrence Murray, Oil Daily
28 August 2006

In the latest development in the ongoing litigation between Chevron and communities of a remote Amazon region in Ecuador, a judge in Ecuador ruled in favor of a plaintiffs' motion to reduce the number of oil field inspections in the high-profile pollution case, a decision that could hasten a verdict in the more than decade-long trial.