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Water, water everywhere but is it safe to drink?

“For years we have heard from environmental experts about the impact of leachate from our landfills and the negative impacts that can have on groundwater. We have only recently heard that our potable (drinking) water may have traces of lead. “Just that idea is frightening since lead is a pervasive environmental …

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Protect Chaguaramas! CDA’s interest in new hotel meets lack of public interest

Vicki Assevero, founder of the Green Market, Santa Cruz, makes an important distinction between different types of interest in her Letter to the Editor about the Chaguaramas peninsula: The Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) has requested expressions of interest for “planning, design, construction and commissioning of a full service hotel at …

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Dear Editor: How to reform Port of Spain in 22 steps

“Create legislation to tackle food waste, convert vacant lots to green spaces, modernise the Central Market, acquire or repurpose abandoned buildings, close the QPS entrance/exit opposite Dundonald Street… partner with businesses to provide free WiFi!” The following Letter to Editor with 22 steps to reform Port of Spain was submitted …

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