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EPA to license LPG Station Attendants

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Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Pump Attendants will soon be licensed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the broader procedures to inject...

EPA rolls-out mechanisms to reduce LPG hazards

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rolled-out educational and sensitisation mechanisms aimed at reducing the hazards associated with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) usage. The EPA...
Elite Apartment

Complainant responds to Lebanese threatening letter to News Ghana Editor

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A Ghanaian living in the Elite Apartment facility, located at Airport West has responded to the Lebanese national, Bassam Elhusseni who has threated legal...
Elite Apartment

Danger looms at Airport West following bad odour from Elite Apartment facility

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· Resident wants refund and compensation · Lebanese manager ignores calls for remedy The health of residents living in the Elite Apartments located at Airport West,...

Need for concerted effort to address threat of invasive species – EPA

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Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director, Environmental Protection Agency has called for a holistic effort to address the threat of invasive species...
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Time bomb: Heavy Gas leakage spreads Spintex community

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Gassing us to death slowly? The first time I smelled gas in my bedroom, I rushed to the kitchen. In spite of my wife’s assurances that...
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Auto sprayers must acquire environmental permit – EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its customer service week, has engaged auto sprayers in Tema to sensitize them on the need...
plastic pollution

Ghana partners Norway to deal with plastics marine litter

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Ghana, has in partnership with the Norwegian government, launched a new plastic management project under the Basel Stockholm and Rotterdam Convention, to find solutions...
plastics

EPA Says Ghana is not in position to enforce outright ban on plastics

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Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the country cannot put a total ban on plastics due...
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Entrepreneur Charge EPA to Make Available Data on Air Pollution

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Mr Muntaka Chasant, a Social Entrepreneur, has expressed worry over the lack of adequate information on air pollution in the country, which is affecting...
climate change

Private Investors Must Put Their Monies into Ghana’s Climate Actions

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Mrs Angelina Ama Tutuah Mensah, the Environmental Communication and Head of Public Relations at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has urged private investors to...
climate change

Ghana Needs US$22.6 Billion to Address Climate Change Effects

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Ghana is seeking a total amount of 22.6 billion dollars as its budget to implement her 31 national actions to mitigate and adapt to...
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EPA to Hunt Down Unauthorised Agro Chemical Dealers

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The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is to undertake a nationwide enforcement exercise clampdown on unlicensed agro-chemicals dealers. Mr Joseph Edmund, the Deputy Director of the...
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EPA Unveils Baseline Report on Ghana’s Environmental Resources

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday, launched the 2016 State of the Environment (SoE) Report to serve as the baseline for examining trends...
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Climate Change Response Measures Working Group Rebuild by EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reconstituted the Climate Change Response Measures Working Group and Technical Session, to lead discussions and implementation of policy...
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EPA cracks the whip on ship breaking activities in Dzita

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The Environmental Protection Agency is to halt an ongoing ship breaking activity on the shores of Dzita in the Keta Municipality of the Volta...

Access to water should be considered as a fundamental right- Tefle Chief

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Ghana as a country has attained 60 years; yet has woefully failed to prioritize the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector which is critical...
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Ghana government prepares to allocate new oil blocks

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As part of preparedness to deepen transparency in the allocation of oil blocks, the Ministry of Energy has inaugurated a committee to oversee the...
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MOFA advised to give a disclaimer on Rockstar

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Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament has directed the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to issue with immediate effect, a disclaimer on...

New Board Of Directors Sworn in

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Trax Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in the Northern part of Ghana has sworn in an eight-member Board of Directors into office in...
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EPA cautions public to use Charcoal but not Palm oil in cases of poison

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Dr Sam Adu-Kumi, the Registrar of Pesticides at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has cautioned the public to desist from drinking palm oil to...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

Fumesua: Workshop on pesticide handling ends

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A day’s workshop to establish linkages along the agricultural value chain to foster knowledge-sharing and information dissemination on the appropriate handling and use of...
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EPA Hunts for Top Toxin Company Over Killer Pesticides

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Officials of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working to track down and bring to book the company with the registered tradename of Toptoxin,...
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illegal fuel sales point closed down by EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), has closed down a container structure being used to sell fuel in beer bottles and gallons at Kojokrom in the...
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Trade Expert Advise Governments on EPA for Post-Cotonou Agreement

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Mr Tetteh Hormeku, Head of Programmes at the Third World Network, has advised governments in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to use...
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EPA inaugurate committee to safeguard Ghana’s environment

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To safeguard Ghana’s environment from the harm of pesticides and chemicals transportation and usage, two Committees have been inaugurated by the Environmental Protection Agency...
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Ghanaian Contingents Expected To Join COP 23 in Bonn

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More participants continue to arrive at the COP 23 in Bonn, Germany with various environmental organisations and interest groups still discussing climate change mitigation...
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New EPA Board Charged to Restore Healthy Team Spirit’

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, on Thursday tasked the newly inaugurated Governing Board of the Environmental Protection Agency...
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More Hands Are Required At EPA – Prof. Boateng

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has expressed support for the need to employ more staff for the Environmental...
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EPA to close down Adaklu’s greenhouse quarry

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to close down Greenhouse International Development Ghana Limited, a Chinese company operating a quarry at Adaklu-Abuadi in the...