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Vedanta Resources settles copper mine pollution claim in Zambia

The claim, centering on pollution from the Nchanga Copper Mine, was brought by more than 2,500 Zambian villagers against KCM

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Vedanta Resources has agreed to settle all claims brought against it by Zambian villagers following pollution by a copper mine run by Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), Vedanta and law firm Leigh Day said on Tuesday. The claim, centering on pollution from the Nchanga Copper Mine, was brought by more than 2,500 Zambian villagers against KCM — Zambia’s biggest private employer — and its UK-based parent company Vedanta Resources. “Without admission of liability, Vedanta Resources and Konkola Copper Mines confirm that they have agreed, for the benefit of local ...

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First Published: Tue, January 19 2021. 21:54 IST
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