Chile: Fishers demand millions in compensation for diesel spill

According to the source, the plaintiffs, who are a total of 2,426 people who live off artisanal fishing, denounce that the company dumped the fuel and contaminated soil on the shores of this island and believe that the spill altered the ecosystem of the Madres de Dios Archipelago, located about 250 kilometers from the town Puerto Natales.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A large group of fishermen sued Siderúrgica de Huachipato and demanded a millionaire compensation for the spill in April 2019 of 40,000 liters of diesel fuel on Guarello Island, located in the Magallanes region, in the extreme south of Chile, local press reported Friday.

According to the source, the plaintiffs, who are a total of 2,426 people who live off artisanal . . .

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