On 16 February 2007 Jamaica’s National Works Agency (NWA) submitted applications for the construction and dredging projects in the Palisadoes, an area with significant historical, ecological and cultural value.
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An application had been filed by an environmental non-governmental organization to the National Environmental and Planning Agency requesting veterinary reports for the Dolphin Cove facilities in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay.
A funerary services company presented an application for judicial review of the decision of the Minister of Local Government and Environment ordering the cessation of the company’s development of a cemetery until a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) had been conducted.
The Mines and Geology Division failed to grant access to all the information requested by an environmental non-governmental organization for maps and documents regarding commencement and completion dates for partial mined and mined out orebodies and certificate of completion and other documents...
A hotel developer wished to build a 1918 room hotel in Pear Tree Bottom, an area along the northern coastline of Jamaica that is particularly rich in biodiversity and very sensitive from an ecological standpoint. Two non-governmental organizations challenged the decision to grant the...