Monday, April 16, 2012

The Price Of Chevron

Last week Chevron Pit posted heartbreaking pictures of Ecuadorians living in the area of Amazon that was devastated by Chevron’s contamination. Images of a fourteen-year-old girl suffering from birth defects because her mom was exposed to toxins when she was pregnant; a little boy with deformed arm and numerous cancer victims will bring you to the verge of tears. Chevron’s lawyers, however, do not care and claim billions of gallons of toxic waste didn’t harm anyone. According to them there are no victims and people who are suing the oil giant are not important at all. Chevron Pit quotes one of the lawyers:
“The plaintiffs are really irrelevant. They always were irrelevant. There were never any real parties in interest in this case”
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