Jamaica secures financing for climate change project
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Jamaica is shortly to be provided with almost US$10 million from the Adaptation Fund after its proposal for a programme to help Trelawny and six other parishes deal with the impact of climate change won international approval.
Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Jamaica-secures-financing-for-climate-change-project_11966400
Windalco blamed for second fish kill in a year; served with enforcement notice
Friday, July 20, 2012
For the second time in less than a year, the West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco) is at odds with the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) over a fish kill at the Rio Cobre in St Catherine.
Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Windalco-blamed-for-second-fish-kill-in-a-year--served-with-enforcement-notice_11981804
Another Windalco spill threatens Rio Cobre
Sunday, July 22, 2012
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) was last night investigating another effluent spill, reportedly by the West Indies Alumina Company (Windalco), that affected sections of the Rio Cobre.
Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Another-Windalco-spill-threatens-Rio-Cobre_12003261
NEPA wants NSWMA to be jolted into compliance
Monday, July 23, 2012
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is hoping that the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) will be jolted into compliance after being summoned to court for operating the Riverton dump site without a permit and over its failure to provide the agency with requested information following a prolonged blaze at the site in February.
Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/NEPA-wants-NSWMA-to-be-jolted-into-compliance_12012234