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Nigeria: Shell yet to implement recommended clean-up measures

August 5, 2014 - 6:00am


An evaluation has revealed that the Nigerian government and Royal Dutch Shell P.L.C. are yet to implement the United Nations Environmental Program's recommendation to create a $1 billion fund for clean-up, Bloomberg reports.

The recommended fund was to be used to clean up land contaminated by oil pollution in Ogoniland in the Niger delta.

A Shell spokesman said the company is not in a position "to implement the entirety of UNEP's recommendations unilaterally."

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