Environment

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:15

Senator Alexander Williams, the Opposition Spokesman on Land and the Environment has noted with alarm, the possible incursion by the government-owned Noranda Bauxite Company into the Cockpit Country, for the purpose of mining.

Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 15:15

Opposition spokesman on Land and Environment, Senator Alexander Williams is recognizing World Environment Day, described as the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness of the need of countries to protect the environment.

“We need, as a nation to consume our environment with care”, he said; “and this is the day where we must do something positive to preserve it”.

Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 14:00

Opposition Spokespersons for the Land and Environment and Tourism & Cruise Shipping, Senator Alexander Williams and Shahine Robinson MP are raising serious concerns about aspects of a new development order for the Negril/Green Island region of Westmoreland and Hanover. The matter adds to Opposition’s strong belief that the area’s development is very poorly handed.

Release Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:30

Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, is today calling for the dismissal of the Natural Resources Conservation Authority’s (NRCA) board of directors following an announcement that they granted approval for two highly controversial off-shore breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area of Negril, Westmoreland.

Opposition Spokesman on Local Government, Mr. Desmond Mckenzie, is again raising concerns about the garbage collection and management policies of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA).

Opposition Spokesman on the Environment, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, today commented on recent suggestions that by early September, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) may make public its decision on the use of breakwaters to halt erosion of the Negril shoreline.

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