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Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2017] ONCA 827

Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2017] ONCA 827 (October 31, 2017)
Court of Appeal for Ontario

Ecuadorian community members filed an action in Canada for recognition and enforcement of an Ecuadorian court judgment holding Chevron accountable for environmental harm from petroleum development in the Amazon.  The Superior Court of Justice granted Chevron’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed the plaintiffs’ claim against Chevron (Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation [2015] ONSC 135).

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U.K. -- Amicus submission to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (prohibitive costs of litigation) (2009)

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The Amicus submission concerns the following complaints heard by the Compliance Committee on 1 July 2009:

ACCC/C/2008/23 (Mr Morgan) (Complaint 23)

ACCC/C/2008/27 (Cultra Residents’ Association) (Complaint 27)

ACCC/C/2008/33 (James Thornton et al) (Complaint 33)

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M.C. Mehta v. Union of India, WP 12739/1985 (1986.02.17) (Oleum Gas Leak Case)

M. C. Mehta and Another

Vs

Union of India and Others

Shriram Foods and Fertiliser Industries and Another

Vs

Union of India and Others

Civil Writ Petitions Nos. 12739 of 1985 and 26 of 1986

(CJI P. N. Bhagwati, G. L. Oza, D. P. Madon JJ)

17.02.1986

JUDGMENT

P.N. BHAGWATI, C.J. -

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