Nigeria gas flaring: Government plans to pass bill to tackle issue

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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.

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