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Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

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BY SASHA ROWE Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

THE garbage in Whitfield Town and its environs has not been collected in the past four weeks, leaving residents both upset with the government waste disposal agency and worried about their health as the mounds of garbage bags and overflowing bins have quickly become hosts to rats, flies,... Read More

PCJ biofuels project

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

THE Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has disclosed that the biodiesel research it is conducting in concert with the Ministry of Agriculture’s Bodles Agricultural Research Station and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute has reached the vehicular trials phase. Read More

St Lucia to construct solar farm

Friday, June, 23 2017    

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – The St Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) has signed a contract with the international solar energy firm, GRUPOTEC, for the engineering, procurement, and construction for a three-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Vieux Fort, north of... Read More

Maryland All-Age takes Second Sep Win

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Maryland All-Age emerged champions of the Schools' Environment Programme (SEP) for the 2016/17 academic year for the second-straight year, beating a field of 15 schools which vied for the top prize at the SEP Research Day and Awards Ceremony at the Jamaica Conference... Read More

UN needs to work more closely with societies to achieve environment goals — UN rep

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Efforts to protect the environment and the ocean took centre stage earlier this month as millions of people worldwide celebrated World Environment Day and World Oceans Day on June 5 and 8, respectively. Read More



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