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Getting Owners To Pay May Not Be An Easy Task

Getting Owners To Pay May Not Be An Easy Task

August 18, 2010: India’s environment minister Jairam Ramesh wants the shipping companies involved in the collision of two ships near Mumbai port that resulted in an oil spill to pay for the environmental damage.

 

A government law that came into effect last November could make the owners of the ships that collided on 7 August liable for the environmental and other damages resulting from it, but experts warn that it still won’t be easy getting them to pay. Read the full report here.

 

Source: P. Manoj, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Live Mint, Mumbai.

 
 
 

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