Malawi govt to stop oil drilling if lake is threatened

From Face of Malawi Sat Nov 24 2012, 05:59:50

Energy and Mining Minister Cassim Chilumpha has said government would halt drilling and extraction of oil in Lake Malawi if an environmental impact assessment study found that the lake would be destroyed and livelihoods would be disrupted. He said the environmental impact assessment would involve interaction with communities surrounding the lake to see to what [...]

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