Shell not keeping its decontamination commitments in Niger Delta

Shell not keeping its decontamination commitments in Niger Delta

According to a survey by 4 NGOs, Shell n ‘ cleaned 11% of sites it has contaminated with discharges in the Niger Delta. Also only 5% additional sites are planned to be processed, while no individual perimeters n ‘ has been fully decontaminated.

Almost 10 years after committing to clean up several areas where it spilled oil in the Niger Delta basin, the Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell has only started work on 11% of the sites. This is indicated by a survey by four NGOs, namely Amnesty International, Environmental Rights Action / Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Friends of the Earth Europe and Milieudefensie.

Source / More information : Ecofin agency,Nigeria: Shell does not keep its commitments related to the decontamination of the Niger Delta

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