Kazakhstan: Environmental Dispute Raises Questions about Judicial Authority

Are Kazakh residents living near the oil and gas fields getting just and fair treatment? (Photo: David Trilling)

At the northern edge of the vast Karachaganak gas condensate field sits a small village named Berezovka. Since 2002, residents have sought to be relocated, claiming that emissions from the field’s operations pose a health hazard.

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Nate Schenkkan is a Bishkek-based journalist.

Kazakhstan: Environmental Dispute Raises Questions about Judicial Authority

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