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Govt. urged to move swiftly to sign groundbreaking regional agreement for protection of environmental activists

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The deadline for signing onto the landmark Escazú Agreement is only a few days away and local... read more »

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Norwegian ministry says Equinor will “behave”

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said it expects Equinor will “behave accordingly” as the company works to remediate... read more »

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STB: Settle with Equinor over oil spill or sue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Environmental group Save The Bays yesterday suggested the government should broker a settlement with Equinor or sue to... read more »

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Ferreira: 252,000 US gallons recovered so far from Equinor spill

Company ‘not running away’ from its responsibility NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Environment and Housing Minister Romauld Ferreira confirmed approximately 252,000 US... read more »

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MOE collects $15,000 in environmental fines

Ferreira pledges to clamp down on lawbreakers in NP, Family Islands NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Following the Ministry of Environment’s re-establishment... read more »

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Ferreira: Bahamas to join more than 40 countries that has banned plastic bags

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Environment and Housing, Romauld Ferreira, during his contribution to the 2019/2020 Budget debate on Tuesday... read more »

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Govt. carefully reviewing Carnival findings

The Bahamas is carefully reviewing allegations that Carnival Cruise Lines’ vessels discharged 500,000 gallons of sewage and food waste within,... read more »

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Solomon’s Super Center discontinues single-use plastics

Food store franchise gives away re-usable bags NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government’s mission of banning all single-use plastics by 2020... read more »

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Landfill gets new managers

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After being plagued by countless fires and no solution to permanently rectify the situation, many are hoping... read more »

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52-year-old dolphin gives birth to “Baby Duchess” at Blue Lagoon Island

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Full of life, energetic, and healthy, baby Duchess, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin was born on Blue Lagoon Island... read more »

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BCCEC welcomes BPL’s no summer load shedding announcement

Moxey says fuel surcharge should remain around 19 cents per kWh NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) Chairman... read more »

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MOE gives away reusable bags ahead of single-use ban

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  team from the Ministry of Environment and Housing recently distributed free reusable bags to attendees of the... read more »

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Cabinet awaits Oban report for review

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Cabinet is currently waiting on a comprehensive report from its Oban negotiation team which is expected to... read more »

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Environmentalists concerned about terms of Lighthouse Point HOA

Says HOA reveals project is larger and potentially more damaging than previously described   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Environmental groups BREEF,... read more »

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GB electrician says license was used without his knowledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Michael Neymour Sr., the man reportedly at the heart of a police investigation involving the alleged theft... read more »

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Environmentalists: Disney HOA reveals worst fears

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Several environmentalists yesterday characterized the heads of agreement for Disney’s $250 million project in Eleuthera, which was... read more »

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BNT executive director decries shark killing video

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Eric Carey, the Executive Director of The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) on Wednesday expressed anger, disgust and... read more »

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Govt., Oban heads still locked in dialogue

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government and Oban heads are making significant progress in their negotiations concerning the proposed construction of... read more »

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AG: Order in the shanty town case amended

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Attorney General Carl Bethel revealed on Monday that the Order in the shanty town case has been... read more »

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Public Works to launch massive clean-up exercise

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Public Works is in the process of assessing nearly a half-mile of land where... read more »