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District court dismisses many of Chevron’s claims against Ecuador

The oil company may continue with racketeering and state law claims

The saga of Chevron carries on, with a district court’s Monday announcement that it would allow the oil giant to continue with its lawsuit against the U.S. legal adviser to Ecuador, Steven Donziger.

After an Ecuadorian court ordered Chevron to pay $18 billion in recompense for environmental damages, the company has scarcely rested. It filed a separate lawsuit in the U.S., accusing Ecuador of manufacturing evidence and influencing the court.

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