Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nigeria gas flaring: Government plans to pass bill to tackle issue” – below is their description.
For more than half a century, the practice of gas flaring – the burning of gas produced as a by-product of oil extraction – has affected the lives of thousands of people in Nigeria.
Now the government wants to pass a bill to tackle the issue and raise new revenue from the wasted natural gas.
Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris has this report from the Niger Delta.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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