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Beetham fires a wake-up call
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014

Beetham fires a wake-up call
Environmentalists turn heat on ODPM boss

Body of 32-year-old missing woman found in car trunk at hospital


Missing nurse found murdered in car trunk

New Customs 'safe avenue'

Businessman kills bandit during robbery
A bandit was shot dead by a businessman yesterday during a robbery in Chaguanas.

No bail for Barataria duo
Charged with raping schoolgirl...

Parliament staff member collapses
... as a result of smoke lingering in the capital city from a fire
that has been smouldering in the Beetham landfill for most of the week.

The following safety tips have been provided by the EMA:

EMA: PoS air at safe levels
The EMA said they monitored the air for particulate matter, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), carbon monoxide and sulphur dioxide.

ODPM: Evacuation plan in place
A phased evacuation plan would have been used this week had the lives of citizens in Port of Spain been threatened by smoke from the Beetham landfill

Fuad: More going to hospital
There has been a ten per cent increase in people going to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital for respiratory-related illnesses

Affected residents collect $2.5m
Petrotrin spends $20m in oil spill clean-up

Petrotrin report: Sealine No 10 deemed 'high-risk'
Sealine No 10, through which oil spilled into the sea on December 17, 2013, was one of several sealines which were deemed to be high-risk, according to a Mechanical Integrity Report done by Petrotrin on October

COTT threatens to sue 'Soaka' promoters
...for failure to obtain its licence

22% drop in road deaths in 2013

Dishonest salesmen escape jail
Two dishonest salesmen, who made a false report to the police of being robbed after splitting the day's sales of $41,421 between themselves

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