April 9, 2016

Public Health

Public Health

 

Air Pollution

Crime to allow air-borne toxins to cause disease
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | May 2 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,210566.html

 

Secret over Air Pollution Rules
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 15 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,209706.html

 

Beetham landfill a major hazard
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 29, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Beetham-landfill-a-major-hazard-242671991.html

 

Toxins can lead to health woes
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 28, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-28/toxins-can-lead-health-woes

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

State of the environment–a failing grade
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 13, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/State_of_the_environment_a_failing_grade_-169723236.html

 

Election promises left to decay
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 16, 2011
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Election_promises_left_to_decay-130001838.html

 

Economical transport for all, not lawlessness
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 14, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2011/08/14/economical-transport-all-not-lawlessness

 

 

Food & Water Security

FFOS takes Govt to Privy Council
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | February 19 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,224250.html

 

Call an Environmental State of Emergency now
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | February 6, 2016
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2016-02-05/call-environmental-state-emergency-now

 

Quarries threaten limited supply
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | October 9, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2015-10-09/quarries-threaten-limited-supply

 

Where is the oil spill report?
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 24, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/columnist/2015-08-24/where-oil-spill-report

 

The oil spill and its dead fish legacy
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 11, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2015-08-11/oil-spill-and-its-dead-fish-legacy

 

Dead dolphin and fish wash ashore at La Brea
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 10, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150810/news/dead-dolphin-and-fish-wash-ashore-at-la-brea

 

Appeal Court overturns High Court ruling on water rules
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | July 17, 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/crime_and_court/0,214268.html

 

Appeal Court overturns judge’s ruling
Trinidad Express Newspapers | July 16, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150716/news/appeal-court-overturns-judges-ruling

 

Appeal Court overturns water pollution ruling
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | July 16, 2015
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2015-07-17/appeal-court-overturns-water-pollution-ruling

 

FFOS pleads for PM intervention
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 11, 2015
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20150611/news/ffos-pleads-for-pm-intervention

 

Don’t dump dredge soil into the Gulf
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | May 31, 2015
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,211996.html

 

A warning to T&T: Oil spills killing river, marine life
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | August 10, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/lifestyle/2014-08-09/warning-tt-oil-spills-killing-river-marine-life

 

Aboud wants answers
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 26, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-wants-anwsers-264719971.html

 

Aboud: Dangerous oil spill remnants still on the beach
Trinidad Express Newspapers | June 26, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Dangerous-oil-spill-remnants-still-on-the-beach–264835231.html

 

Dolphins washed ashore, La Brea carnage continues
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | June 12, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-06-12/dolphins-washed-ashore-la-brea-carnage-continues

 

Fishermen threaten EMA with legal action
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | May 20, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-05-20/fishermen-threaten-ema-legal-action

 

Aftermath of December oil spills: FFOS ponders legal action
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | May 13, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-05-13/aftermath-december-oil-spills-ffos-ponders-legal-action

 

Oil spill report due month end
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 13, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-04-13/oil-spill-report-due-month-end

 

UN body monitors La Brea fish kill
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 9, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-04-09/un-body-monitors-la-brea-fish-kill

 

FFOS: Do not swim in Gulf of Paria or ‘down de islands’
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | April 6, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-04-06/ffos-do-not-swim-gulf-paria-or-%E2%80%98down-de-islands%E2%80%99

 

More than a fish kill
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 4, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/search/?query=FFOS&where=all

 

Aboud undaunted by public criticism
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 4, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192855.html

 

Fish safe, or not safe to eat
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | April 3, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192804.html

 

Aboud gives list of unsafe fish
Trinidad Express Newspapers | April 2, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-gives-list-of-unsafe-fish-253675231.html

 

Dead fish washed ashore only in ‘red zone’
Trinidad Express Newspapers | April 1, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Dead-fish-washed–ashore-only-in-red-zone-253476021.html

 

Aboud: Some fish still safe to eat
Trinidad Express Newspapers | March 30, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Some-fish–still-safe-to-eat-253135471.html

 

Fishermen want the EMA to test the waters
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | March 29, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/news/0,192609.html

 

Fish in Gulf contaminated–Aboud’s FFOS
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | March 28, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-03-27/fish-gulf-contaminated-aboud%E2%80%99s-ffos

 

Aboud: Govt covering up oil-spill damage
Trinidad Express Newspapers | March 27, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-Govt-covering-up-oil-spill-damage-252828651.html

 

Is it safe to swim in Gulf?
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | February 6, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,190277.html

 

Still waiting for answers
Trinidad Express Newspapers | February 4, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Still-waiting-for-answers-243604111.html

 

Will Corexit be left to poison future generations?
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 23, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-01-23/will-corexit-be-left-poison-future-generations

 

FFOS to Environmental Management Authority: Postpone seismic surveys until Gulf is cleaned up
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 19, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2014-01-19/ffos-environmental-management-authority-postpone-seismic-surveys-until-gulf

 

Aboud: Oil spill spreads to Venezuela
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 12, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-12/aboud-oil-spill-spreads-venezuela

 

Aboud calls on President Carmona: Declare La Brea a disaster zone
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 11, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-11/aboud-calls-president-carmona-declare-la-brea-disaster-zone

 

Auditing the oil spill disaster
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 5, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/commentaries/Auditing-the-oil–spill-disaster-238802571.html

 

Fisherfolk call for Carmona to intervene
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 4, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-04/fisherfolk-call-carmona-intervene

 

Mass animal deaths in 2013
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 4, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Mass-animal-deaths-in-2013–238738011.html

 

Declare South peninsula a disaster zone
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 3, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Declare-South-peninsula-a-disaster-zone-238666301.html

 

Oil spill spreading north, says Aboud
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | January 2, 2014
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2014-01-02/oil-spill-spreading-north-says-aboud

 

Beware mullet spawning in Gulf
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | January 2, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,188643.html

 

Oil spill off Tobago was one of T&T’s worst
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 30, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2013-12-30/oil-spill-tobago-was-one-tt%E2%80%99s-worst

 

Aboud calls for Petrotrin shutdown
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 25, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Aboud-calls-for-Petrotrin-shutdown-237263271.html

 

Oil spill questions for Petrotrin
Trinidad Express Newspapers | December 23, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Oil-spill-questions-for-Petrotrin–237091021.html

 

Questions For Petrotrin
The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper | December 22, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.tt/letters/2013-12-22/questions-petrotrin

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

Corruption threatens all sustainable development
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Corruption_threatens_all_sustainable_development_-177785941.html

 

Judge rules in favour of FFOS
Trinidad Express Newspapers | October 18, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/Judge_rules_in_favour_of_FFOS-174872601.html

 

State of the environment–a failing grade
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 13, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/State_of_the_environment_a_failing_grade_-169723236.html

 

Quarries are hurting our environment
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 24, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Quarries_are_hurting_our_environment-138017613.html

 

 

Global Warming

Sensitising the public to climate change
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 27, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Sensitising_the_public_to_climate_change-171639601.html

 

Greenland ice melt fastest in 30 years
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 16, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/Greenland_ice_melt_fastest_in_30_years-166503426.html

 

The crisis of global warming
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 25, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/The_crisis_of_global_warming-138096373.html

 

 

Infectious Diseases

Offensive demand by union leader
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | October 22, 2014
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,201946.html

 

 

Noise Pollution

Unregulated fireworks in the public interest?
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | January 5, 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,222134.html

 

State of the environment–a failing grade
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 13, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/State_of_the_environment_a_failing_grade_-169723236.html

 

 

Waste Management

Talks on waste management long overdue
Trinidad and Tobago Newsday | March 31, 2016
http://www.newsday.co.tt/letters/0,225966.html

 

FFOS calls for Beverage Containers Bill to be laid in Parliament
Trinidad Express Newspapers | August 20, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/FFOS-calls-for-Beverage-Containers-Bill-to-be-laid-in-Parliament-272092581.html

 

Beetham landfill a major hazard
Trinidad Express Newspapers | January 29, 2014
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Beetham-landfill-a-major-hazard-242671991.html

 

Environment suffering: govt not living up to manifesto
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 3, 2013
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Environment-suffering-govt-not-living-up-to-manifesto-230438801.html

 

A telling victory for Piparo people
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/A_telling_victory_for_Piparo_people-177785911.html

 

EMA withdraws approval given to poultry farm
Trinidad Express Newspapers | November 7, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/EMA_withdraws_approval_given_to_poultry_farm-177786021.html

 

State of the environment–a failing grade
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 13, 2012
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/featured-news/State_of_the_environment_a_failing_grade_-169723236.html

 

Election promises left to decay
Trinidad Express Newspapers | September 16, 2011
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/letters/Election_promises_left_to_decay-130001838.html