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Chevron To Access Emails of Environmentalists In Oil Drilling Lawsuit

Chevron will be given access to more than 100 email accounts, including those of environmental activists, journalists, and attorneys, as part of a settlement of a long-running dispute about the damage caused by oil drilling in Ecuador. Chevron was fined $17 billion for allegedly dumping toxic waste into the Amazon, but instead of paying, the oil giant is suing more than 50 people and has subpoenaed their email exchanges, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and EarthRights International (ERI).

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