Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Five west African countries ban 'dirty diesel' from Europe

Source: The Guardian, 4th December 2016, by Alice Ross

Alice Ross reported, "Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast to block imports from oil companies and traders of diesel with sulphur levels many times European limit. Five west African countries have announced measures to end the practice of European oil companies and traders exporting “African quality” diesel – highly polluting fuels that could never be sold in Europe. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/dec/06/five-west-african-countries-ban-dirty-diesel-from-europe-nigeria-ghana