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EPA bringing hazardous waste under control


Improper waste management is a significant issue in Guyana that is engaging the attention of the EPA.  In fact 14% (17) of new and recurring complaints received between June-July 2019, were related to improper waste management. From time to time, complaints are received related to solid and liquid waste being disposed of in sensitive environments such as creeks and rivers thus compromising the health of those ecosystems and the people who use them. An even greater area of concern is the safe management of hazardous waste.

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