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Niger Delta Pollution Will Take 30 years to Clean


http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/aug/04/niger-delta-oil-spill-clean-up-un

Great reports in the Guardian and by the UN showing that:

1) The pollution in the Niger Delta will cost $1 billion and take over 30 years to clean.

2) Friends of the Earth and some Niger Delta residents are suing Shell in the Hague, in the Netherlands.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/06/shell-oil-spills-niger-delta-pollution

Read the full report by the United Nations entitled “UN environmental assessment of Ogoniland – Executive Summary”, which details the devastating pollution in the Delta.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interactive/2011/aug/04/un-environmental-impact-ogoniland

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