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National Conservation Law

The National Conservation Law was passed in the Legislative Assembly with the unanimous support of all Members present (only two were unavoidably absent due to the extended-time lateness of the meeting close.) Section 1(2) of the Law states that “this Law shall come into force on such date as may be appointed by order made

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Proposed Cruise Berthing Facility – Final Terms of Reference for EIA

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the final Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed cruise berthing facility. The public was invited to review and comment on the draft ToR, which outlined the envisaged technical approach for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). A summary of

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Conservation Bill in LA

The National Conservation Bill is being debated in the Legislative Assembly. Tune in to CIGTV to watch live or listen to Radio Cayman for the re-broadcast in the evenings. (Vote is expected on Friday Dec. 12th, expecting 2nd reading debate to finish in extended session on Thursday Dec. 11th, pending legislative process.) The Bill and

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GT Port EIA – Terms of Reference

The Cayman Islands Government is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed George Town Port Cruise Berthing Facility Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR, which outlines the envisaged technical approach for the EIA. The ToR

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National Conservation Law – Public Meetings (Brac Updated)

Environment Minister Hon. Wayne Panton, invites members of the public who have questions regarding the National Conservation Bill to come out to a series of public information meetings during the week of December 2nd.  The Cayman Brac meeting is now scheduled for Satuday the 7th in the Veteran’s and Seamen’s Hall – at 2:30pm. All

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Guidelines for Turtle Friendly Lighting published

Each year hundreds, if not thousands, of turtle hatchlings die unnecessarily. The cause? Artificial lighting on Cayman’s beaches. As we enter the 2013 turtle nesting season, the DoE has published guidelines to increase awareness of the effects of artificial light on marine turtles. The guidelines also demonstrate how the deleterious effects of light can be

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PROPOSED WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY – DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT CONSULTATION

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DoE) is providing Notice to the Public regarding the availability of the Draft Environmental Statement (ES) for the proposed Grand Cayman Waste Management Facility (WMF).  Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd (the “Proponent”) indicates that the proposed WMF is designed to meet accepted international practices and standards and is master planned

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Final Terms of Reference – Waste Management Facility EIA

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the final Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed Waste Management Facility (WMF), which is part of the For Cayman Investment Alliance (FCIA). The public was invited to review and comment on the draft ToR, which outlined the envisaged

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EIA Draft Terms of Reference – Public Consultation

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed Waste Management Facility (WMF), which is part of the For Cayman Investment Alliance (FCIA). The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR, which outlines the envisaged technical

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