Group drags Shell to London court over 2011 Nigeria Bonga oil spillGroup drags Shell to London court over 2011 Nigeria Bonga oil spill

New research from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has demonstrated for the first time how oil spills are increasing mortality rates among newborns in the Niger Delta of the country.

The release of the report, entitled Broken Promises: the Failure of the Highveld Priority Area, coincided with a peaceful protest at the Department of Environmental Affairs annual Air Quality Lekgotla in Woodmead by people who live and work in areas most effected.

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The cities of San Francisco and Oakland in California have filed separate lawsuits against 5 of the largest oil companies in the world for the roles played by those companies in anthropogenic clima

Equatorial Guinea is demanding 48 billion CFA francs (73 million euros) payment from Total. The Cnetral African country is accusing the French oil giants of fraud, the AFP news agency reports.

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will allow environmental transgressors to exchange millionaire fines for recovery works at a discount, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a bid to reduce liti

New environmental clearance required as crude proportion changed

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait will finish cleaning up a crude oil spill in the country's southern waters in the Gulf this week, a Kuwaiti newspaper report said on Sunday, quoting the country's oil mini

Udaipur: In a bid to curb the increasing level of pollution especially in the industrial areas, the Pollution Control Board has introduced recently web-enabled monitoring of pollution by factories.

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