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Agricultural Chemicals
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Review of Register of Pesticides Long Overdue.

Our Government has a duty to ensure that the food we put into our bodies is clean, healthy, and most importantly will not kill us! On 18th August 2021, the Biden Administration banned the use of the chemical chlorpyrifos in agricultural production, due to the risk it poses to children and workers. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

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2021 Paria Fuel Trading Oil Spill
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Has Our PM Abandoned As?

Day 8: Paria Fuel Oil Spill Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have received video reports that oil has surfaced in La Brea, Fullerton, and Cedros. This would mean that since  7th August  2021 oil has impacted: 1)Carli Bay     2) Claxton Bay 3) Caroni4) Orange Valley5) Cedros6) La Brea and7) Fullerton FFOS call on PM Rowley, Minister Young who

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2021 Paria Fuel Trading Oil Spill
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Paria Fuel Are Covering Up Oil Spills.

SkyTruth, an international Non-Governmental Organization, which uses satellite imagery to monitor environmental threats, have indicated on their Facebook Page that there was a notable presence of oil in the Gulf of Paria since the 5th of August, 2021 from Point -a-Pierre to Claxton Bay (in the vicinity of Trinidad Cement Limited) https://www.facebook.com/110108689030166/posts/6016574371716872/.  Fishermen and Friends of the Sea(FFOS) were alerted that large

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2021 Paria Fuel Trading Oil Spill
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Is The Deep Blue Sea A Large Dustbin For The Energy Sector?

Below is a statement made by FFOS on new studies investigating hydrocarbon contamination in the Gulf of Paria  THE DEEP BLUE SEA IS A LARGE DUSTBIN FOR THE ENERGY SECTOR Local scientists from the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) have recently published a local peer reviewed study (that has withstood the highest level scrutiny of the international scientific community) which investigated the association between human cancer

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2021 Paria Fuel Trading Oil Spill
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Our Gulf Must Be Protected

Today Fishermen and Friends of the Sea – FFOS once again ventured into the Gulf of Paria after receiving reports from fishers that last night the oil spilt destroyed 4 fishers nets. Streaks of an oil sheen and small clumps of oil were found and several pelicans were seen with oil on their bodies.  FFOS call on the EMA and the Ministry of

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Press Releases
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Privatization Without Transparency

The Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan has announced the privatization of the Port of Port of Spain. Most citizens recognize that politicians have committed heinous crimes in the past and are disgraced when branded “Trickydadians”. Today, honest taxpayers are terrorized by the suspiciously secretive conduct by the Rowley team. We are all aware that with a weakened Procurement

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