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Crocodile Alert
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising the public to exercise extreme caution in areas close to swamps, mangrove wetlands and gullies as crocodiles are likely to be displaced .....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-10-25 21:28:54 # Views :3689

Duck Hunting is illegal says NEPA
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) advises the public that duck hunting is illegal in Jamaica under the Wild Life Protection Act......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-12-28 23:37:10 # Views :3051

New wastewater and sludge regulations strengthen environmental protection
The enforcement and monitoring capabilities of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have been strengthened by the enactment of new environmental regulations......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2014-01-07 22:54:24 # Views :2533

NEPA warns against out-of-season bird shooting
The National Environment and Planning Agency is warning persons against the shooting of Ring Tail Pigeons and other species of birds outside the scheduled bird hunting season......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-04-12 15:13:25 # Views :2488

2012 Game Bird Shooting Season to open on August 18
Minister of Water, Land Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Robert Pickersgill has approved the 2012 Game Bird Shooting Season. The approval was in keeping with the recommendation of the Natural .....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2012-07-27 12:20:56 # Views :2351

Negril Beach restoration efforts- a clearer picture
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has taken note of a full page advertisement published in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper on Wednesday 30 April 2014; a press conference convened by se.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2014-05-05 22:39:13 # Views :2330

NEPA clamps down on Waves Beach and Kidz Kastle Nursery
The Town and Country Planning Authority (TCPA) and the Natural Resources & Conservation Authority (NRCA) through National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have been granted respective interim in.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2013-12-09 23:06:49 # Views :2159

Jamaica’s Biodiversity to guide development and help to reduce poverty
As of next year, Jamaica’s biodiversity and ecosystem services will be used as key consideration in the island’s development decisions and poverty reduction strategies......
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2014-10-16 19:09:08 # Views :2146

Tots turn the tide on trash at Hellshire Bay
Jamaican youths are recognizing the importance of proper garbage disposal as evident in the support of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICCD) acti.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2014-10-02 19:40:26 # Views :2094

NEPA trains St. Mary police in Environmental Laws
Environmental enforcement in St. Mary has been bolstered with the recent training of 40 police officers from 11 police stations in the parish through efforts by the National Environment and Planning A.....
National Environment and Planning Agency | 2014-12-29 20:30:42 # Views :2040

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