Chevron in Ecuador

The archive of the Clean Up Ecuador campaign website

Senators' Letter to US Trade Representative

2 February 2006

Letter from Senators Barack Obama (D-IL) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) to Ambassador Rob Portman, written in 2006, about Chevron's efforts to undermine the judicial process in Ecuador through political maneuvering. Chevron has urged the U.S. to make trade preferences for Ecuador contingent on its dismissal of the lawsuit against Chevron, preventing 30,0