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Yida Interested In Preserving The Environment – Officials

Chiese investment group YIDA is more interested in preserving the environment than detractors, the government has said. This assertion...

New Litter Bins To Be Installed This Weekend

(PRESS RELEASE) The Ministry of Health, Wellness, and the Environment will begin the process of installing the recyclable...

Antigua joins Clean Seas campaign

– Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Paraguay today joined UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign, bringing the number of countries now involved in...

Ministry prepares to install litter bins throughout the city

The Ministry of the Environment over the weekend began preparing for the installation of over 90 garbage bins in the city of...

Ministry distributes mosquito nets, urges continued vigilance on Mosquito Control

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has distributed over one thousand mosquito nets to health facilities around the island.

House Passes Bill To Impose Large Fines and Jail Time for Littering

“We’ve had a problem in Antigua & Barbuda in succeeding in keeping this country clean”, Health Minister, Molwyn Joseph told parliament as...

Gospel Light Elementary School First to Benefit From 2.2 Million Grant

The Gospel Light Elementary School became the first recipient to commission their Solar PV System as part of an EC...

Recycling Efforts To Be Boosted With Additional Man Power

The Ministry the Environment says it will help fund labourers to be stationed at the local recycling plant. ...

Dangerous Rat Poison Banned

(PRESS RELEASE) The Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board (PTCCB) in accordance with the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals...

Tsunami Drill For Bethesda, Christian Hill community

Residents of the Bethesda/Christian Hill area will take part in the first ever tsunami drill targeting a community on Saturday January 26.

Earthquake recorded in Antigua and other islands

An earthquake shook  Dominica, Guadeloupe and Antigua & Barbuda on Monday morning. Preliminary information from the UWI Seismic centre automatic detection system shows...

Environmental Group Boss Quits To Join UPP

The Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) says it will remain impartial even though its president for the last three years has decided...

Officials Clamp Down On Illegal Dump Site Near Motor Pool

Health authorities are warning people dumping illegally on an eight acre parcel of government land to immediately stop the practice.

Equipment for wind power arrives on island

Blades which will be used to power wind turbines have arrived in Antigua and Barbuda. They will be installed...

Consultations to begin on the nation’s strictest environmental laws ever

Consultations are to begin this month on updated environmental laws which proposes jail time for littering. The Ministry of...

Stop using skies as dumping ground- GG

Governor General Sir Rodney Williams has called on industrialised nations to stop using the skied as their dumping ground.

Wind power to be added to Antigua’s energy mix

Antigua and Barbuda has accessed monies from the Green Climate Fund for wind power. The financial resources have been earmarked...

Lobster farmers given extension to use styrofoam coolers

The Ministry of the Environment continues the course of implementing the Polystyrene Styrofoam ban. This has led to numerous consultations...

Solid Waste Several Weeks Behind On Payments

With grass cutters and drivers owed several weeks payment, the government agreed to make an extra payment to National Solid Waste workers...

Antigua’s US Ambassador fearful of recent changes in climate

Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders is signalling grave concern over recent global emission levels that he...

US$ 1 Million For Solar Power In Schools And Clinics

The Department of Environment today announced the signing of an agreement between the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and GreenTech SolarLtd. to...

Hazard Warning System To Be In Full Use By 2019

The National Multi-Hazard Early Warning System is expected to be in full swing for the 2019 hurricane season. That’s according...

Two Hundred Thousand Snails Caught After First Month Of Bounty Hunting

The Plant Protection Unit has confirmed that more than 200 thousand Giant African Snails have been removed from the environment following its...

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