Contesting Oil's Legacy

Aired on Foreign Exchange the week of February 1, 2008.

For 30 years, Occidental Petroleum conducted the largest oil operation in Peru. Now a group of indigenous Peruvians has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States, charging Occidental with contaminating their environment. In this segment, we take a look at the region, the people and the allegations behind this case.

Produced by Kelly Hearn, Duncan McLean and Sean Weber-Small. Produced in association with Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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