Appointment of Executive Director – Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Vincent Adams, an Energy Expert and Scientist has been appointed Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

1 October, 2018

Guyana records lowest deforestation rate in 7 years

Deforestation rate of 0.048 percent – the lowest for the last seven years

7th October, 2018

Lethem Town gets EPA approval for sanitary landfill site

Once out of hand dumpsite in Lethem now under control

5th October, 2018

National Climate Change Committee hosts first Workshop

The Office of Climate Change, in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO), re-launched the National Climate Change Committee (NCCC)

16th August, 2018

ExxonMobil makes ninth discovery offshore Guyana

– 197 feet (60 metres) of high-quality, oil-bearing sandstone reservoir at the Hammerhead-1 in Stabroek Block offshore

30th August, 2018

Green State Strategy consultations commence in Essequibo

GSDS Stakeholder Management Coordinator Aretha Forde

17th August, 2018