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There have been recurring fires at the New Providence landfill.

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Landfill ‘urgent health hazard’

THE New Providence Landfill has been classified as an “urgent public health hazard” presenting a “chronic health risk” to those operating in and around its vicinity, according to a report compiled by the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation and submitted to the former Christie administration at the end of April.

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Government will use landfill issues as "election gimmick" says DNA leader

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney on Friday slammed the Christie administration for its silence on management of the New Providence landfill in the short to medium-term, as he suggested that the government is likely using a resolution to the landfill's management woes as an election gimmick.

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NASSAU LIFE: An everyday story of Bahamian issues

Richard Coulson offers a succinct (and opinionated) summary of the recent spate of hot news topics.

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Landfill manager in talks as it loses money

RENEW Bahamas yesterday confirmed it is in “active” talks with the Government to alter the terms of its five-year landfill management contract, after “substantial” losses showed its original financial projections were invalid.

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‘Room for improvement’ on solid waste management in the Bahamas

THERE is room for “further progress to be achieved” regarding the government’s honouring of previous “public policy recommendations” for solid waste management in the country, Inter-American Development Bank Bahamas representative Maria Florencia Attademo-Hirt said yesterday.

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Stellar energy expands waste disposal plans

STELLAR Energy, the company with a proposed waste-to-energy facility at the centre of a controversial letter of intent signed by the former the parliamentary secretary in the Ministry of Works, has expanded on its plans to reform waste disposal in the Bahamas.


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