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Patt Morrison for February 15, 2011




In a ruling yesterday, an Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron to pay $8.6 billion to clean up the oil pollution it has caused in Ecuador's rain forest--and to pay twice that amount if it doesn't publicly apologize in 15 days.
In a ruling yesterday, an Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron to pay $8.6 billion to clean up the oil pollution it has caused in Ecuador's rain forest--and to pay twice that amount if it doesn't publicly apologize in 15 days.
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The SEC is getting more whistleblower tips in a week than it used to get in a year – there’s more reward money in it, but is there more impact? In a ruling yesterday, an Ecuadorian judge ordered Chevron to pay $8.6 billion to clean up the oil pollution it has caused in Ecuador's rain forest. And, Vice President Biden announces the Obama Administration’s plan to put $53 billion toward upgrading and building a national, high-speed rail network.