A court in Ecuador has fined US oil giant Chevron $8.6bn (£5.3bn) for polluting a large part of the country's Amazon region.
BBC News - Chevron fined for Amazon pollution by Ecuador court

This is a great defeat for the oil industry Nonetheless, Chevron has appealed the legal judgment given by the Ecuador court [1]. A classic attempt at using their resources to fight a good precedent. In a nutshell, it is David versus Goliath.

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