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News & Press Releases

NCL Administration Begins

The administrative sections of the National Conservation Law came in to effect on September 12th which will allow the Department of Environment and the National Conservation Council to begin working through the administrative actions needed for the rest of the Law to soon come in to force. National Conservation Law, 2013 (Commencement) Order, 2014 National [...]

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OTEC EIA Terms of Reference Consultation

The Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the Draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for a proposed Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Project on the north shore of Grand Cayman. The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR which [...]

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