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September 30, 2016
Mitchell says NEMA's link to public and private sectors vital

With the threat of Hurricanes currently looming for The Bahamas, many residents are closely monitoring forming storms in various weather forecasts.

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Placement of the Large Trash Bins After Floods
June 02, 2013
Placement of the Large Trash Bins After Floods

On May 30th, 2013, I announced via press statement that the Department of Environmental Health Services would be placing large bins in strategic areas around the island of New Providence for the use of those persons affected by flooding caused by the torrential rainstorm of last week and those generally that may have large items such as furniture, mattresses and the like that need to be disposed o...

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April 15, 2013
Bahamas Residents and Wisitors Demand Access to Good Quality Water

Nassau, The Bahamas -- Residents and visitors to The Bahamas all demand basic needs such as access to good quality, reliable potable water supply and environmental compliant sanitation services, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development the Hon. Philip Davis said.

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April 16, 2013
Residents and Visitors Demand Access to Good Quality Water

Nassau, The Bahamas -- Residents and visitors to The Bahamas all demand basic needs such as access to good quality, reliable potable water supply and environmental compliant sanitation services, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development the Hon. Philip Davis said.

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January 31, 2013
St. George's senior students visit Pine Ridge Landfill

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Last week 27 St. George's senior high school students (BGCSE and AP Sciences) of the Academic Sciences Department participated in the field excursion to the Sanitation Services Landfill along with Ms. Simms and Mr. Thurston, Chemistry and Physics Teachers at the school.  
The student trip is in keeping with the school's and the Ministry of Education's overall goals o...

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Economic Crisis In Freeport: A Call To Action
October 08, 2012
Economic Crisis In Freeport: A Call To Action

Given the economic crisis now affecting Freeport and Grand Bahama, an action task force committee should be formed under the direction and auspices of government, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and Licensees to determine and effect both short- and long-term solutions.

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October 07, 2011
KGBC 5th Anniversary Student Editorials: Part 1

As we celebrate this 5th anniversary of Keep Grand Bahama Clean's existence the importance of environmental stewardship and action instead of inaction must be internalized. Throughout the month the community will have the opportunity to read the sincere view-points of our future leaders, on why it is so important to Keep Grand Bahama Clean.

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Prime Minister of The Bahamas and IDB President sign emergency financing for hurricane Irene
September 27, 2011
Prime Minister of The Bahamas and IDB President sign emergency financing for hurricane Irene

The Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of The Bahamas, the Right Honourable Hubert A. Ingraham, and Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno signed today a grant for emergency humanitarian assistance to mitigate the impact of hurricane Irene.

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July 20, 2011
Grand Bahamian performer makes impact in Colorado and thanks his sponsors

DENVER, Colorado -- Grand Bahamian, Rico Thompson literally leaps for joy in Danahy Park, Northglen, Colorado as his funding from the Grand Bahama Power Company has been received.
Local boy, Rico Thompson worked diligently to secure enough funding to follow his dreams of performing, helping others and travelling the world.  He arrived on cue at the Up With People Headquarters ready to face a...

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September 29, 2010
Toss it IN...the BIN!

On
my morning run I passed by two workers from Sanitation Services along the road
collecting trash that had been tossed, likely out of windows of passing
vehicles. How lucky we are to have these men who clean up after us! I call out to
them, "Hey you are doing a great job!", and they look up and smile. I keep on
my pace thinking that this job should not be necessary, all but perhaps once a
year. A...

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