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  • 12 St James businesses charged for plastic ban breaches
    Published Date: October 04, 2022

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    Kingston, Jamaica                                                         

    (4 October 2022):

    12 St James businesses charged for plastic ban breaches

    Twelve businesses in St James have been charged by the Natural Resources Conservation Authority/National Environment and Planning Agency (NRCA/NEPA) for breaches under the the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (Plastic Packaging Materials Prohibition) Order, 2018. The matters will be heard in the St. James Parish Court on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

  • NEPA appeals and discourages the public against the felling/cutting down of trees
    Published Date: October 26, 2022

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    Kingston, Jamaica                                                      

    (26 October 2022):

  • NEPA Investigates Fish Kill in Portmore, St Catherine
    Published Date: September 22, 2022

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    Kingston, Jamaica

    (22 September 2022):

     

    NEPA Investigates Fish Kill in Portmore, St Catherine

    Yesterday at approximately 12PM the National Environment and Planning Agency received reports of a fish kill in the Bridgeport area of Portmore, St Catherine.

    The Agency’s pollution response team was immediately deployed and conducted a joint investigation with the National Fisheries Authority.

  • NEPA advises the public on possible environmental impacts associated with Tropical Depression Nine
    Published Date: September 23, 2022

    Kingston, Jamaica

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    (23 September 2022):

     

    NEPA advises the public on possible environmental impacts associated with Tropical Depression Nine

    The National Environment and Planning Agency is advising the public to take precautions as the nation gears up for Tropical Depression 9 which is expected to commence impacting Jamaica and its territorial waters by Saturday afternoon.

  • Men fined for hunting in the Game Reserve
    Published Date: September 29, 2022

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    Kingston, Jamaica                                                           

    (29 September 2022):

    MEN FINED FOR HUNTING IN GAME RESERVE

    Ron Williams and Andrew Taylor were charged and prosecuted by the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA)/National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) for breaches of the Wild Life Protection Act, 1945. The individuals charged pleaded guilty to the when they appeared in the St Catherine Parish Court on Tuesday, 27 September 2022.