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Lago Agrio: ICC Prosecutor Rejects LAPs’ Complaint

In October 2014 I noted a complaint the LAPs submitted to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asking her to begin an investigation with an eye toward bringing charges against Chevron. As I noted at the time, “It would be very surprising to me if the LAPs’ claims have merit.”
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Lago Agrio: The Dissent

Readers, I erroneously reported that one of the three arbitrators, Dr. Horacio A. Grigera Naón, had dissented without an opinion. In fact, he did write a brief note of dissent, which I simply hadn’t seen. I’m not going to review it in depth: in the main, the disagreement concerns how to interpret the earlier Ecuadoran precedents on how to distinguish individual from diffuse environmental claims.