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Vol 64 No 4

Published 16th February 2023


Shell takes hard line on oil-spill case

The latest round of litigation on pollution in the Niger Delta sees Shell digging in its heels and denying any legal responsibility

The London-based law firm Leigh Day is pushing ahead with a case in the London High Court on behalf of members of the Ogale and Bille communities in the Niger Delta who are demanding compensation from Shell and a clean-up of hundreds of oil spills reaching back to 1989.

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