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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-24-11 04:32 AM
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Brazil fines Chevron $5.4m for oil spill
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Source: BBC

Brazil has fined US oil giant Chevron $5.4m (3.5m) for breach of its environmental licence when it tackled an oil spill in November.

Brazil's Ibama environmental agency said Chevron lacked the necessary equipment and was slow to respond.

Ibama had already fined Chevron $28m for causing the spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Chevron is also facing an $11bn lawsuit over the spill of about 3,000 barrels of crude oil at the Frade field.

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Article notes that Brazil has suspended drilling operations of Chevron and its contractors.
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