Aguinda v. Texaco, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20010
No(s). s. 01-7756 (L), -7758 (C) (2d Cir. Aug 16, 2002)

The court affirms the dismissal of two class actions brought by residents of Peru and Ecuador against a U.S. oil company for environmental and personal injuries arising out of the company's oil exploration and extraction operations between 1964 and 1992. The residents sought money damages under theo...