The government of Gabon has seized 35 sites operated by subsidiaries of Veolia ©SEEG
The government of Gabon has seized 35 sites operated by subsidiaries of Veolia ©SEEG

Veolia facilities seized over ‘severe pollution’

The government of Gabon has accused French contractor Veolia of severe pollution at several of its sites, it has been reported.

Last month the government of Gabon seized 35 sites operated by subsidiaries of the waste management and energy firm. Since then Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, the prime minister of Gabon, has escalated the dispute by accusing the firm of “severe pollution”, the Financial Times reported.

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