Ecuadoreans Open New Fronts In Chase Of $19B Chevron Award

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Lawyers representing Ecuadoreans who won a $19 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. announced Thursday that Argentine officials could seize Chevron's assets in the country within weeks or days, as the plaintiffs move on multiple fronts to enforce the award.

Plaintiffs representing indigenous groups and villagers who say their ancestral lands in the Amazon rainforest were heavily polluted by Texaco — which was bought by Chevron in 2001 — filed suit in Argentina on Thursday in an attempt to freeze nearly $2 billion in assets held...
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