The company will pay €15 million to many Nigerian communities whose land was devastated by shell pipe pollution between 2004 and 2007.
Last year, the Court of The Hague control That Shell was responsible for damages done to farmland in a 2009 lawsuit filed by four farmers and backed by Milieudefensie. It then took another two years of negotiations before the final amount was reached.
Shell also installed systems to decontaminate and detect leaks. This is a requirement that was also part of the judgment.
“Thanks to the compensation money, we can go back and restore the village,” farmer Bariza Doo said in a comment to the station. NOS“After years of legal disputes, we are all relieved to know that what we have lost has been compensated. will be grateful to.”
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2022/12/shell-pays-nigerian-farmers-e15-million-for-ruined-farmland/ Shell pays Nigerian farmers €15 million for degraded farmland