Corporate Activities, Gas Emission and Quest for Environmental Justice in South Africa and Nigeria

Olugbenga Oke-Samuel


The presence of petro chemical industries and activities in Niger Delta in Nigeria and South Durban in South Africa has subjected the two locations in Africa to massive and unmitigated dangerous gas emissions. The paper is a discussion of the environmental impact of these activities and the struggles of the people in the location for environmental justice. The existing legal frameworks for control of emission in the two countries are examined comparatively. The paper identified different challenges to attainment of environmental justice in the two regions and made a case for remedies to address the challenges.

Keywords: Corporate activities, Oil and gas production, Gas Emission, Environmental Justice.

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