National

April 19, 2011 7:03 AM

Chevron defends itself in Ecuador environmental settlement

For almost a decade, celebrities, journalists and shareholders have tromped through Ecuador’s jungles on competing excursions that have become a routine part of what could be the world’s most expensive environmental case. Villagers claim Chevron’s predecessor pumped millions of gallons of oil-tainted wastewater into creeks and streams, among other practices.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

NY Gov. Cuomo tours the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico 1:27

NY Gov. Cuomo tours the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

'We are working. Not the government; we are.' Puerto Rico cleans up after Hurricane Maria 1:31

'We are working. Not the government; we are.' Puerto Rico cleans up after Hurricane Maria

Five steps you can take while you wait for answers from Equifax 2:20

Five steps you can take while you wait for answers from Equifax

Trump at United Nations: ‘Reform is what we're talking about’ 4:11

Trump at United Nations: ‘Reform is what we're talking about’

Protesters disrupt GOP health care hearing 2:19

Protesters disrupt GOP health care hearing

Trump announces executive order that targets those financing and trading with North Korea 3:46

Trump announces executive order that targets those financing and trading with North Korea

Huckabee Sanders: It's always appropriate for Trump to defend our flag, national anthem 1:04

Huckabee Sanders: It's always appropriate for Trump to defend our flag, national anthem

Schumer: Democratic leaders and Trump have 'reached an understanding' on protections for Dreamers 1:40

Schumer: Democratic leaders and Trump have 'reached an understanding' on protections for Dreamers

Trump on rescinding DACA: ’It’s going to be the right solution’ 0:34

Trump on rescinding DACA: ’It’s going to be the right solution’

Trump: 'We're working on a plan for DACA' 0:31

Trump: "We're working on a plan for DACA"

  • More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

    During President Donald Trump's speech at a rally in Huntsville, Ala. on Sept. 22, 2017, he said any player that sits during the national anthem is a "son of a bitch." The president also rescinded NBA champ Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House. Trump's comments ultimately led to more protests by NFL players, coaches and owners during the national anthem on Sept. 24, 2017.