Nigerian oil pollution may need world’s biggest clean-up: UN

AFP: Decades of oil pollution in Nigeria's Ogoniland region may require the world's biggest ever clean-up, the UN environmental agency said Thursday as it released a landmark report on the issue. The United Nations Environment Programme also called for the oil industry and the Nigerian government to contribute $1 billion to a clean-up fund for the region that activists say has been devastated by pollution. Restoration of the region could take up to 30 years, UNEP said. Activists reacted to the......

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