April 1, 2022
ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Minister Vaughn Miller.
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Equinor could pay ‘severe penalty’ if they failed to properly cleanup oil spill post Hurricane Dorian
ENVIRONMENT Minister Vaughn Miller said energy company Equinor would face severe penalties if officials find that the company failed to properly clean up its 2019 oil spill in East Grand Bahama.
THE deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) continues to ravage corals in The Bahamas, affecting up to 90 per cent of corals in some areas.
ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Minister Vaughn Miller says he is satisfied with the clean-up of the oil spill at Equinor South Riding Point and in the surrounding communities in East Grand Bahama, but added that the clean-up efforts continue.
THE Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has partnered with the Ministry of Social Services to launch an extensive clean-up campaign as part of its efforts to beautify the country.
A sitting Cabinet minister and former prime minister have both voiced concerns surrounding “problems, problems, problems” with the proposed $63m Adelaide Pines project in which Albany’s developer is a minority shareholder.
ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Minister Vaughn Miller yesterday would not say whether negligence played a role in last week’s oil spill at Exuma.
ENVIRONMENT Minister Vaughn Miller expressed empathy for people who have been unlawfully removing trees in the Carmichael area yesterday, saying he too once considered illegally acquiring Crown land due to frustration with the grant system.
THE Climate Change and Carbon Markets Initiatives Bill 2022 demonstrates that The Bahamas will not sit idly by and allow the rest of the world to decide its future.
ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Minister Vaughn Miller says his ministry is concerned about increased incidents of unlawful land clearing in the country, while vowing to clamp down on those engaging in the illegal practice.