Media Coverage

How an environmental fight in Ecuador ended up in Canada's Supreme Court

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the Toronto Star on December 11, 2014 regarding Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. 

December 11, 2014 (Toronto)

"On the banks of the Aguarico River, where the only respite from stifling humidity and the blazing sun is a dip in the contaminated water, Eduardo Silvio Chapal's grandchildren splash, oblivious to the decades-long battle over who is responsible for cleaning up their jungle playground...

...It's the latest chapter in one of the world's longest-running and bitterest environmental disputes...

...Alan Lenczner, the Toronto-based lawyer representing Los Afectados, expects the Supreme Court of Canada to rule in his client's favour. 'I'm hopeful, more than hopeful,' he said..."