07 Aug '11, 4pm

AMAZON WATCH » Oil Company Takes Responsibility for Poisoning Poor People in Developing World; No Reports of Flying Pigs

Oil Company Takes Responsibility for Poisoning Poor People in Developing World No Reports of Flying Pigs August 4, 2011 | Han Shan | Source: ChevronInEcuador.com Yesterday, hell did not freeze over. Pigs (or if you're Italian, donkeys) were not seen flying through the air on gossamer wings. What did happen yesterday? A major oil company accepted responsibility for terrible oil contamination affecting poor villagers in a remote part of a developing country, promising to pay for remediation of the damage done, and compensation to the communities harmed. Stop the presses! Has Chevron finally seen the light? Will the California oil behemoth finally do the right thing?! Actually, it wasn't Chevron in Ecuador. It was Shell in Nigeria . In April, a lawsuit was brought on behalf of tens of thousands of people in and around the town of Bodo, in the Ogoniland region of the Niger Del...

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