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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...
Science Decommissioning Machines

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...
Social Mining Environment

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...
Fumigation

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)...
Certification Lpg Operators

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...
Mr Philip Owiredu Md Of Calbank

CalBank Implements Ecofridges Green On-Wage Financial Mechanism

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Environmentally-friendly refrigerators and ACs will soon become widely accessible in Ghana through the Green On-wage (GO) financial mechanism under the ECOFRIDGES program with CalBank...
Court

Dismiss case of CSOs against government over Atewa Forest – AG

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The Attorney General(AG) is praying an Accra High Court to dismiss the case of seven Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and four persons who sued...
EPA

Citizens must renew commitment towards safeguarding the environment-EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reminded the citizenry of the constitutional obligation to protect the environment. Mr Henry K. Kokofu,...
Public Hearing

EPA holds public hearing on proposed underground gold mining project at Abreshia

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has organized a public hearing on the proposed underground gold mining and processing project by "Gan He Mining Resources...
Lpg School

LPG pump attendants schooled on international best practices

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To protect lives and property at Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations, pump attendants have been sensitised on international best practices, which makes it an...
Lpg

“Don’t refill defective Gas Cylinders” – EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has directed Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Pump Attendants not to refill customers defective Gas Cylinders as it has contributed...

Save the Kpeshie Lagoon now – La Development Institute appeals

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The La Development Institute (LADINST), has called on the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LADMA) to stop its decision to change the use of the...
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EPA scale up efforts to license LPG Pump Attendants

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scaled up efforts to license Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Pump Attendants as part of a broader process to...
Leap Programme

Village savings impacting positively on rural women

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The establishment of the Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) Scheme under the Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP) is impacting positively on...

Eco-Conscious Fights Rezoning Of Cantonments Parks And Gardens

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It is ironical that whilst Ghana continues to have green-focused events, such as the upcoming 3rd Green Ghana Building Summit 2020, steps are being...

EPA to prosecute people who burn e-wastes

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has stated its resolve to arrest and prosecute scrap dealers and others who engage in open burning of electronic...
Social Group Hospitals

Liaison Group donates GHC180,000 and Protective Equipment to six hospitals

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The Liaison Group, a joint regulatory institution which monitors mining in forest reserves, has donated an amount of GHC180,000 and various items to six...

EPA, US Embassy and one other, conduct research on air pollution

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is jointly conducting a research at Jamestown in Accra with the United States (US) Embassy and an NGO,...

FON advocates a comprehensive plan on oil spillage

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The Friends of the Nation, an Environmentally Minded NGO has urged the EPA to take the lead role in transforming the current National Oil...
EPA

EPA launches report on Biodiversity Offset Business Scheme

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with Advocacy for Biodiversity Offsetting Group (ABOG), have held a dissemination forum on a pilot testing...