Hundreds of gallons of oil removed from Exuma waters

Executives at Shell Oil and the Emerald Bay Marina in Exuma confirmed to Eyewitness News Wednesday, that the diesel oil spill which leaked into waters at the Emerald Bay Marina on Monday, had been completely remediated. Approximately 3,800 gallons of diesel fuel leaked from two diesel tanks into the marina, according to authorities. One of […]

BNT outright against Oban deal

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) said Monday that under no circumstances will it support the proposed Oban Energies project for Grand Bahama. In a statement issued yesterday, BNT said the proposed location for the refinery is in close proximity to three national parks – The Lucayan National Park, the East Grand Bahama National Park, and […]

Japanese Govt gifts BNT $500,000 for conch-management project

Conch-management in the Family Islands just got a major boost from the Japanese Government in the form of a non-reimbursable community grant worth half a million dollars. Funded through the Japanese government’s Japan Special Fund Poverty Reduction Programme (JPO), the project also gets a nod from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which was instrumental in helping […]