London: Nigerians Sue Shell over Spills in Niger Delta

March 03, 2016
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Meanwhile, in a London courtroom, Nigerian communities from the Niger Delta have brought a lawsuit against energy giant Royal Dutch Shell over repeated spills from Shell’s oil pipelines. The spills have devastated the local farming and fishing industries and have contaminated the drinking water. The Nigerian communities are seeking to force Shell to pay cleanup costs. It’s the second time in five years Shell has been sued in London over oil spills in the Niger Delta.


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