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La Brea residents: Hair loss and rashes still after oil spills

La Brea residents: Hair loss and rashes still after oil spills | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Residents of Coffee Beach, La Brea, fear for their health after children have developed rashes resistant to medication and a resident began losing hair. 



They are now calling on Petrotrin
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EMA completes report on December 17 oil spill

EMA completes report on December 17 oil spill | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) has finally completed its report into the December 17 oil spill in the southern peninsula. The Sunday Guardian has learned that the report was submitt
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Roget on latest oil spill: It’s a disaster in the making

The latest oil spill from the tanks of state-owned oil company  Petrotrin has been labelled a disaster in the making by president general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union Ancel Roget. S
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Trinity: La Brea oil spill not our fault

Trinity Exploration has “categorically” denied that the oil spill in La Brea is its fault.
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Petrotrin should pay for losses

VENDORS who sell crab, oysters and conchs retrieved from the south-western peninsular are calling for a meeting with officials of State-owned Petrotrin to discuss compensation for losses in income during the offshore oil spill.
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Unchecked for 17 years

Unchecked for 17 years | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
The failed pipeline behind the first massive marine-based oil leak that has affected the south-western coastline may not have undergone major inspections for almost two decades, a confidential report
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Devant: Oil spill to be probed before compensation payouts

Devant: Oil spill to be probed before compensation payouts | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Any compensation for fisherfolk and other groups affected by the oil spill would come after the full investigation is complete, said Food Production Minister Devant Maharaj. “Before we arrive at
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Speak Out T&T - The Petrotrin Oil Spill (Disaster) | Facebook

MAJOR ECOLOGICAL DISASTER
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‘Strong evidence’ of sabotage

‘Strong evidence’ of sabotage | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
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Photos from Papa Bois Conservation's post - Papa Bois Conservation | Facebook

Photos from Papa Bois Conservation's post - Papa Bois Conservation | Facebook | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Papa Bois Conservation posted this photo on 2013-12-28. 2 likes. 1 comments. 0 shares.
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OWTU alleges cover-up on leases

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Trinidad Continues Oil Spill Probe

Trinidad Continues Oil Spill Probe | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Above: Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The probe into the source of this week's oil spills in
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Sabotage Suspected in Trinidad Bunker Spill

Sabotage Suspected in Trinidad Bunker Spill | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Government source says specialist equipment would have been required to open the valves.
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A warning to T&T: Oil spills killing river, marine life

A warning to T&T: Oil spills killing river, marine life | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
University of Alberta biologist Dr David Schindler says deformed fish found downstream from the huge tar sands mines in Alberta, Canada, are similar to the deformities found in fish in the wake of oil
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One week after oil leak MP tours site

One week after oil leak MP tours site | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
Labour Minister Errol Mc Leod and Petrotrin officials came under fire yesterday when they visited oil-stricken communities, a week after over 17,000 barrels of slop oil leaked from the company’s Point
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REMARKS AT THE HANDOVER OF THE PERSPECTIVES AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARISING OUT OF THE SOUTH WESTERN PENINSULA OIL SPILLS

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...EMA serves notice to Petrotrin

STATE-OWNED oil and gas provider Petrotrin was yesterday served with a notice of non-compliance by the Environmental Management Authority (EMA), following 11 oil leaks in just over two weeks.
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Declare South peninsula a disaster zone

THE fishing community has called on President Anthony Carmona to take control of the Petrotrin oil spills that have besieged parts of the sou­thern peninsula and which they said will rob them of their livelihood in the foreseeable future.
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State seeks to tender unsworn statement

State seeks to tender unsworn statement | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
The State is seeking to tender an unsworn statement from a witness in the double murder of a prominent business couple. State attorney Trevor Jones began making the application before deputy chie...
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Independent rapid oil spill impact coastal survey Rousillac Coastal Zone Wetlands

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Residents block Coffee Beach clean-up: demand proper care

THE clean-up of Coffee Beach, La Brea, was stalled yesterday by residents who blockaded the road leading to the beachfront, demanding permanent relocation and treatment for medical ailments.
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Specialised tools used to start leaks

Specialised tools used to start leaks | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
A high-powered team of Petrotrin officials told the National Security Council yesterday there was now strong evidence that a direct and wilful act of sabotage was responsible for two of the 11 oil spi...
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Govt beefs up security

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Mystery Oil Spill Turns Miles of Trinidad's Beaches Black

Mystery Oil Spill Turns Miles of Trinidad's Beaches Black | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
A mysterious oil spill in south Trinidad is wreaking havoc on homes and wildlife in the area.
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Five consecutive oil spills turn Christmas black in Trinidad & Tobago - Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago

Five consecutive oil spills turn Christmas black in Trinidad & Tobago - Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago | Southwest Trinidad Oil Spills | Scoop.it
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