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Author: Jonathan Watts, The Guardian
Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought', 19 February 2020....
South Sudan: Govt. & oil industry allegedly ignored reports on harmful impact of oil pollution on health
"South Sudan ignores reports on oil pollution, birth defects"...
USA: Lower court rules Intl. Finance Corporation is immune from suit in Indian fishermen's lawsuit over pollution from coal-powered plant
Author: EarthRights International
'Farmers and Fishermen to Challenge World Bank Group Immunity Ruling', 18 Feb 2020...
- Related stories: Intl. Finance Corp. lawsuit (re financing of coal-fired plant in India)
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Canada: Teck Resources withdraws from oil sands mining project in Alberta, citing absence of a framework that reconciles resource development and climate change
- The project would have increased Canada’s oil production by about 5%, while destroying 24,000 acres of boreal forest and releasing millions of tons of climate-warming carbon dioxide every year...
Kenya: Locals in oil-rich Turkana claim only the elite have benefited from Tullow Oil's operations; company comments
Author: Daily Nation (Kenya)
"Villagers left high and dry as Tullow breaks promise"...
Commentary: PNG Govt. ceases negotiations with Exxon Mobil over P'nyang project for allegedly acting in bad faith
Author: Bal Kama, Lowy Institute
"PNG: Booting Exxon gives Marape a boost – for now", 19 February 2020...