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Ecuadorian Environmentalists Sue ChevronTexaco

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Ecuadorian Environmentalists Sue ChevronTexaco

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Ecuadorian Environmentalists Sue ChevronTexaco

Ecuadorian Environmentalists Sue ChevronTexaco

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U.S. petroleum giant ChevronTexaco is on trial in Ecuador in a lawsuit filed on behalf of 30,000 Ecuadorians. The company, which halted operations in the Amazon jungle a decade ago, is accused of poisoning groundwater during 20 years of drilling. Hear NPR's Martin Kaste.