Vedanta settles Zambian villagers' pollution claim over Nchanga copper mine

Vedanta Resources has agreed to settle all claims from over 2,500 Zambian villagers over pollution around the Nchanga copper mining operation, according to a company statement.

“Without admission of liability, Vedanta Resources Limited and Konkola Copper Mines Plc confirm that they have agreed, for the benefit of local communities, the settlement of all claims brought against them by Zambian claimants represented by English law firm Leigh Day,” Vedanta said on Tuesday January 19.

The settlement value was not mentioned...

Published

Julian Luk

January 21, 2021

09:37 GMT

Hong Kong