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USA: Nebraska regulatory commission approves alternative route for Keystone XL pipeline, despite oil spill in South Dakota
Nigeria: Report links infant deaths to oil spills: says pregnant women staying within 10km of oil spills face greater risks
Author: Kate Hodal, The Guardian (UK)
"'Absolutely shocking': Niger Delta oil spills linked with infant deaths", 6 Nov 2017...
So. Africa: Govt. sets aside another environmental authorization for a coal mine in response to communities and NGOs appeal against earlier decision
Author: Mining Review Africa (South Africa)
"Another environmental authorisation for a coal mine set aside", 17 Nov 2017...
Indonesia: Greenpeace urges govt. to cancel coal-fired power plants in Java & Bali that will expose customers to harmful pollutants
Author: Dames Alexander Sinaga, Jakarta Globe
"Greenpeace Urges Gov't to Stop Coal-Fired Power Plant Projects in Java and Bali", 16 November 2017...
- Related companies: Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN)
Peru: United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review to address impacts by companies in local communities
Author: Peru Support Group
“Universal Periodic Review - Peru session (8 November)” - 19 November 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on National Action Plans
"Testing Community Consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya...
Kenya: Oxfam's report urges Tullow Oil to adhere to principles of free, prior & informed consent in its operations in historically marginalised Turkana region; company responds
A recent report by Oxfam notes that whereas locals in oil-rich Turkana region are feel that engagement with oil companies has improved since 2015. However, it claims that Tullow Oil is not yet achieving its FPIC obligations. Business & Human...