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Waiting for Justice in Ecuador's Amazon Rain Forest: Pablo Fajardo and Steven Donziger

Beckett, Chris; Donald Cameron, Silver; Kanopy (Firm)
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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
This episode of The Green Interview features Pablo Fajardo and Steven Donziger, two lawyers whose relentless pursuit of one of the world's biggest and meanest corporations has made "Chevron-Toxico" a landmark case in environmental law. The story is set in Lago Agrio, the centre of the oil industry in eastern Ecuador and the epicenter of one of the biggest ecological crimes of all time: the massive contamination of perhaps two million hectares of the Amazon rain forest at the hands of Texaco, which is now part of Chevron. Pablo Fajardo grew up there in extreme poverty and with the help of the Catholic Church, put himself through law school. His very first case as a lawyer was the one known throughout South America as "Chevron-Toxico," a
Performers
Features: Pablo Fajardo, Steven Donziger
Release Date
2014
Language
In English
Notes
  • Title from title frames.
  • In Process Record.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
Recording Info
Originally produced by The Green Interview in 2014.
Publisher no.
1127741 Kanopy
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1 online resource (streaming video file) : digital, sound, color
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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