Thursday, October 11, 2012
Shell to face Dutch court over Nigeria spills
Four Nigerian farmers are taking on Royal-Dutch Shell saying pollution from oil extraction has damaged the crops and fish farms they depend upon. Civil court proceedings are now under way at the Hague. Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan explains how the outcome of the case could set a precedent for standards in global environmental responsibility.
Posted by The Progressive Rambler at 12:50 PM