Spill of Oily Substance in Caroni Swamp

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) was informed by the Forestry Division of The Ministry of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries of a spill of oily material in the Caroni Swamp at around 5pm on Thursday, 11 August 2022. The EMA immediately informed the following agencies, Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) and Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI). The EMA’s Environmental Police Unit (EPU) visited the site on the same day.

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