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  • Fish samples
    NEPA concludes investigations into fish kill
    Published Date: September 30, 2022

    Attention: All News Editors

    Kingston, Jamaica

     (30 September 2022)

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has concluded its investigations of the recent fish kill which occurred at the Dawkins Pond in St Catherine, on 21 September 2022. The Agency has surmised that the die-off of these fish was due to low oxygen levels in the water.

  • NEPA CONFIRMS NO SPILL IN RIO COBRE RIVER
    Published Date: August 24, 2022

    Attention: All News Editors                                    

    23 August 2022

    Kingston, Jamaica

    NEPA CONFIRMS NO SPILL IN RIO COBRE RIVER

    This morning at approximately 8am, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) received a video report that was being widely circulated of an alleged pollution incident along the Rio Cobre River at Zephyrton, close to the Linstead area in St Catherine.

  • Game Bird
    Game Bird Hunting Season opened on Saturday 20 August 2022
    Published Date: August 24, 2022

    MEDIA RELEASE

    Attention: All News Editors                                                     

    15 August 2022

    Kingston, Jamaica

    GAME BIRD HUNTING SEASON OPENS SATURDAY 20 AUGUST 2022

    The 2022 game bird hunting season is declared to open on Saturday 20 August 2022. The season closes on Sunday 25 September 2022.

  • Jamaica Zoo to be closed to the public for breaches of the environmental permit
    Published Date: June 01, 2022

     

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) / has issued a Notice of Intention to Suspend to Jamaica Zoo Attractions Limited  Environmental Permit No. 2016-11017-EP00004 for the operation of a zoo. The Zoo is therefore ordered closed to the public effective 1 June 2022 until the company complies with the conditions sited in the Notice.

  • NEPA Media Release NEPA investigating possible fish kill in Dawkins Pen
    Published Date: June 10, 2022

     

    KINGSTON , Jamaica

    Attention: All News Editors                                            

    (10 June 2020):

     

    ADVISORY: NEPA INVESTIGATING POSSIBLE FISH KILL IN DAWKINS PEN, KINGSTON HARBOUR

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) received reports of a fish kill within the Kingston Harbour in the vicinity of the mouth of the Dawkins Pond in the Port Henderson area. The report was received at approximately 9:30 am on Friday, 10 June 2022.