Department of Environment

Department Of Environment Issues Prohibition Notice
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Department Of Environment Issues Prohibition Notice

A team from the Department of Environment with its director Sandeep Singh vis­ited Jim Raiwalui at Nokonoko in Lauc...

$900k Upgrade At Fiji Pine Mill
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$900k Upgrade At Fiji Pine Mill

“The development is part of Fiji Pine’s proactive approach towards ensuring factory opera­tions are safe and ea...

Banned Plastic Users To Be Prosecuted
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Banned Plastic Users To Be Prosecuted

A person who sells, supplies or distributes a plastic bag to another person or makes a plastic bag available to a cu...

 Alternative Model For Waste Energy Being Looked Into
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 Alternative Model For Waste Energy Being Looked Into

Department of Environment perma­nent secretary Joshua Wycliffe said the pit that has recently been prepared would b...

Permanent Secretary: No Paperwork On Qamea Reef Project
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Permanent Secretary: No Paperwork On Qamea Reef Project

It is believed that the project has the backing of big investors.

Police Probe Alleged Knifing Incident In Nausori
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Police Probe Alleged Knifing Incident In Nausori

It is alleged that the neighbour got infuriated after being told that there would be no immediate action.

Discovery: Man Makes Plastics From His Home
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Discovery: Man Makes Plastics From His Home

He said he had been given the wrong infor­mation regarding the ban on the use, man­ufacture and retail of single u...

Ministry Of Environment Works With Cement Companies, Residents To Ensure Approval Conditions Are Met
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Ministry Of Environment Works With Cement Companies, Residents To Ensure Approval Conditions Are Met

There have been resurgent reports indicating clinker emission in the airspace in Lami.

Prohibition Notices Given To Pacific Cement And Tengy Cement
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Prohibition Notices Given To Pacific Cement And Tengy Cement

Two cement manufacturing companies have been issued prohibition notices by the Department of Environment to cease ac...

Fans, Cans, Bottles, Pipes In Suva Creek
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Fans, Cans, Bottles, Pipes In Suva Creek

“When you have awareness, you have increased consciousness of the environment. This was a two-hour exercise but I ...

Wycliffe: Stop Work Order At Tengy
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Wycliffe: Stop Work Order At Tengy

A stop work order was issued to Lami-based Tengy Cement Factory yesterday, following concerns over of emission. Envi...

45 Companies Given Until February 24 To Comply
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45 Companies Given Until February 24 To Comply

Permanent secretary Joshua Wycliffe said over the last several months, the Environment Department had furthered its ...

Defence Witness Tells
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Defence Witness Tells

He testified that during the meeting, the Government officials had advised them to stay back at the site to continue...

Department Of Environment To Inspect Baka Cutting Claim
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Department Of Environment To Inspect Baka Cutting Claim

After the visit the officerwill make a report to the department on whether there was a breach

‘If You Fell Into Suva Harbour You’d Need Pencilin Shot’
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‘If You Fell Into Suva Harbour You’d Need Pencilin Shot’

Mr Naidu says the storm water drains are being used for sewerage disposal as the greater Central Business District i...

Lami-Based Food Processing Company Under Inspection
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Lami-Based Food Processing Company Under Inspection

For food processing companies, all waste including wastewater from production has to go through a grease trap and th...

Lami Clinker Project: Stop Work Order- Clean Up Act, Cement Factories Told
SUNBIZ

Lami Clinker Project: Stop Work Order- Clean Up Act, Cement Factories Told

The stop order was the result of mounting public pressure from residents and businesses of Lami, over poor clinker c...

First Floating Trash Net Installed At Bailey Bridge
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First Floating Trash Net Installed At Bailey Bridge

For the first time, the Department of Environment will be able to capture waste from rivers and creeks before it end...

FRA Works With Environment Department On Balaga Bay Issue
NATION

FRA Works With Environment Department On Balaga Bay Issue

Fiji Roads Authority’s Environmental team is working with the Department of Environment to rectify allegations abo...

Balaga Bay Reconstruction Works In Savusavu On Hold, Improper EIA
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Balaga Bay Reconstruction Works In Savusavu On Hold, Improper EIA

The Department of Environment has sent out a stop notice to a contracting company that was building boulder retainin...

Stop Work Notice For Pacific Cement
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Stop Work Notice For Pacific Cement

The Pacific Cement Limited in Lami has been issued a Stop Work Notice by the Department of Environment, Joshua Wycli...

Plastic Bag Usage Alarming
NATION

Plastic Bag Usage Alarming

The Department of Environment has revealed that the minimum number of plastic bags used annually in Fiji is about 50...

23 Bridges, Crossings Targeted For Restoration
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23 Bridges, Crossings Targeted For Restoration

With over 80 bridges and crossings affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston, 23 are now prioritised for more permanent s...

National Shame
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National Shame

Indiscrimination disposal of rubbish continues to be a major concern in Fiji despite various awareness, education an...

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