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Category: Professional, General News
Entry Description: in the Ecuadorian Amazon. For decades, oil companies, starting with Texaco (now called Chevron) in the 1960s, spilled millions of gallons of toxic wastewater and crude oil into the rain forest. To this day, hazardous waste sits in open pits, seeping into the rivers and streams of the area.
The contamination has had and continues to have grim effects on the indigenous peoples of the area.