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Energy companies must consult with Forestry Commission before felling trees – Letsa

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Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has appealed to energy companies to work together with the Forestry Commission...

Know the chemicals you transport: EPA advises haulage drivers

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has urged Haulage Drivers to abreast themselves with the type of chemicals they transport in a bid to protect...
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EPA mounts crusade against noise pollution in Akyem Manso

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has mounted a robust public education against noise pollution in Akyem Manso to drum home its consequences and the...

Noise levels at Exhale Lounge in Accra unacceptable – EPA Report

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The Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that the noise levels at the Exhale Lounge located at East Legon in Accra has exceeded the acceptable...
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EPA rebranding to strengthen compliance of environmental laws

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is rebranding itself to strengthen supervision and compliance of environmental laws and regulations in the country. The Agency is also...
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Government to implement strategies to improve e-waste management

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The government is implementing integrated and environmentally sound management solutions to help improve the collection, transportation and safe disposal of electronic waste (e-waste) in...

U.S. Ambassador supports Otumfuo to protect Lake Bosomtwe

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The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, on Thursday joined Asanteman to plant trees along the buffer of Lake Bosomtwe at Ankaase...
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TDC: Sentuo refinery land not wetland

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The TDC Development Company on Tuesday said the land earmarked for the proposed construction of an oil refinery by Sentuo in Tema is not...
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Strategic environmental assessment of petroleum infrastructure master Plan launched

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Petroleum Infrastructure Master Plan (PIMP) to ensure environmental sustainability of...

“Fish mortality” will affect our business – Fish sellers

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Fish sellers in the Central Business District of Accra, are mournful that, news of “fish mortality” will ‘destroy’ their market. This followed the discovery of...
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Training of LPG attendants critical in granting permit-EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has tasked operators in the LPG value chain to ensure constant knowledge building to enhance effectiveness and efficiency. "You...
EPA and LPG Safety

Don’t compromise on safety – EPA cautions LPG attendants

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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Attendants in the Central Region have been cautioned against compromising their own safety which was an integral part in the...

Akwaaba Oil Refinery will uphold environmental safety-Deputy CEO assures

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Akwaaba Oil Refinery has given the assurance that it would uphold environmental safety in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulations. Mr John-Paul...
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EPA Commends FoN for tangible inputs on the Oil Spill Document

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Mr Kojo Agbenor-Efunam, the Acting Director Petroleum Department of the EPA has commended the Friends of the Nation for making tangible inputs into the...
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Comply with environmental regulations or face sanctions – EPA tells GNC

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given a 14-day ultimatum to the Ghana Nuts Company (GNC) in Techiman to comply with the laid down...
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EPA to close-down environmental safety non-compliance companies

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would soon embark on Safety Compliance Exercise and any company found in breach of national environmental safety standards would...
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EPA champions use of waste materials for wealth creation

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Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, the Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has called for the recycling of waste materials to generate income...
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Safeguard wildlife and conserve biodiversity – EPA

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Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday appealed to Ghanaians to protect wildlife and conserve biodiversity in order to...
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Decommission obsolete machines at Tema Shipyard – EPA orders

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered immediate decommissioning of obsolete and inoperative machineries at the PSC Tema Shipyard Limited. Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, EPA...
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Mining communities urged to participate in EIA public hearings

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Mr Kwadwo Opoku-Mensah, Western Regional Deputy Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has advised mining communities to participate in public hearings on Environmental...
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Location of Cash Oil Fuel Station within parameters – EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has refuted claims that the siting of a fuel station, Cash Oil Company Limited Fuel Station, at Kotobabi in...
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Covid-19: EPA shuts down Head office for fumigation

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has shut down its head office in Accra for a fumigation exercise to contain the spread of COVID-19. The office...
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EPA poised to safeguard the environment in 2021

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is poised to engage in rigorous stakeholder engagement to whip up support in implementing environmental regulations and laws to...
Npa Introduces Lpg Cylinder Recovery Margins Levy

EPA encourages LPG Stakeholders to embrace safety

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)has urged stakeholders in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) industry to embrace safety holistically in their everyday work, to prevent...
Npa Introduces Lpg Cylinder Recovery Margins Levy

EPA embarks on regional training of LPG Pump Attendants

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Sunday said it field officers have moved to the regions to scale-up training of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)...
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EPA works towards certification of LPG operators

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to ensure that only properly trained persons could operate in the gas value chain. Mr Ebenezer Appah-Sampong, the...
Lpg Training

Players in the Gas value chain schooled on international best practices

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Stakeholders in the Liquified Petroleum Gas value chain are attending a three-day training programme to update their skills and adopt international best practices in...
Lpg Training

EPA/CDA undertake nationwide training to control LPG explosion

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with the Communication for Development and Advocacy (CDA) Consult has scaled up pragmatic measures to control the...
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EPA cautions LPG station managers, stakeholders to embrace training programmes

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Mr. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive-Director, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has affirmed the commitment of the Agency to deepen training programmes for Liquefied Petroleum Gas...
Air pollution in cities such as Delhi is exceeding safe levels, the WHO says

Ghana needs more enforcement of environmental laws

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Mr Emmanuel Appoh, Deputy Director, Environmental Quality Standards of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has for active enforcement of environmental laws to reduce the...