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Ecuadorean President Accuses Chevron of Deceiving Courts in Amazon Pollution Case

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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Tuesday accused U.S oil company Chevron of deceiving the country's justice system in a decades-long trial over pollution in the Amazon by seeking to avoid inspections of areas contaminated by oil production. Correa said experts hired by Chevron Corp found evidence of contamination in areas once operated by Texaco, which was bought by Chevron in 2001, but th