Monday, 13 February 2012

Report: Nigerian Environment Group Releases Report On New Oil Spill

People Of Ikebiri Community Protesting The Spill; Photo Credit: ERA
ERA/FoEN field monitors following an outcry by the people of Ikebiri via the State owned radio in Bayelsa State on how the Chevron North Apoi explosion has also affected them, visited Ikebiri 1 and 2 which is administratively situated in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and shares boundary with Koluama Kingdom. The Ikebiri Creek is a major tributary of the River Nun which branches off from the Ossiama Creek and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Koluama axis. The Ikebiri environment which is mainly fresh water and tropical rain forest also has brackish water as a result of the close proximity [fish camps] to the Atlantic Ocean and, hence the environment also has a good stretch of mangrove forest.

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