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Nigeria: Shell could face fresh compensation claims after landmark environmental ruling

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Shell could face fresh compensation claims after landmark environmental ruling 20 June 2014 A landmark UK court ruling paves the way for Shell to finally be held accountable for devastating oil pollution in the Niger Delta, Amnesty International said today.“Today’s ruling is a shot across the bows for Shell” said Audrey Gaughran, Amnesty International’s Director of Global Issues.“The court’s message is clear – if you don’t take adequate measures to protect your pipelines from tampering, you could be liable for the damages caused.”In a judgment delivered by…

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