Archiv für January 2011

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2011

Niger Delta Oil Spills: Cause, Impact and Responsibility

Abgelegt in energy

What has been viewed as an environmental crisis in the US is a chronic condition in Nigeria. Oil spills are a frequent occurence in the ecologically rich Niger Delta. It is estimated that nearly five times the 2.5 million gallons spilled in the Gulf has been soaking the Niger Delta every year for the past five decades. But what are the reasons for that bad condition in the Niger Delta? (more…)