Oil spills are common in the Nigerian Delta. Identifying the cause of this pollution is not an easy task in a complex and violent region, where responsible parties continually pass the buck. While oil companies talk of sabotage, environmentalists and human rights organizations insist on the negligence of companies who neither maintain nor monitor their facilities to satisfaction.

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