8 Mar 2019

Solomon Islands’ PM threatens action after oil spill

From Checkpoint, 5:52 pm on 8 March 2019

Solomon Islands' Prime Minister Rick Hou is defending his reaction to a devastating oil spill, pinning the blame on the companies involved. It's a month since the Solomon Trader ran aground, unleashing at least 100 tonnes of oil into a marine reserve. Now, he's threatening to pull the licences of the companies involved.