Court upholds verdict against Total

French court holds oil company responsible for 1999 oil spil off Brittany.

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    A French court has upheld an earlier ruling that held the oil company Total responsible for a disastrous oil spill off the coast of Brittany in 1999.

    The amount of compensation the company must pay has also been increased to about $250m.

    Al Jazeera's  Estelle Youssouffa reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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