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Jan Kok
By Edition On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Oil refinery responsible for oil pollution Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – The Isla oil refinery must pay about 40 thousand dollars for the cleaning of the saliña Jan Kok, which is a popular flamingo spotting area. The refinery is responsible for the oil spill in August More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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PDVSA before the Court of Justice

WILLEMSTAD - The Court in Curaçao can continue with the lawsuit against Venezuelan state oil company PdVSA. The oil company is on trial because of the oil spill last year at Jan Kok. August last year, a large amount More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Thursday, November 8th, 2012
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Pump is cause of oil spill

WILLEMSTAD - A faltering pump may have caused the oil leak at Bullenbaai. This can be deduced from a press release of the Ministry of Health, Environment and Nature. According to the press release, it seems as though More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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Lawsuit against refinery for disaster at Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD - The Heritage Foundation will start a civil lawsuit against Refineria Isla (Curacao Refinery). The foundation wants the Refinery to pay for the costs of the investigation into the oil spill at Jan Kok. More...

Bullenbaai
By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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SMOC files complaint at OM

WILLEMSTAD – The Clean Environment Foundation Curaçao (Smoc) filed a complaint at the Public Prosecution (OM). Smoc wants the OM to start a criminal investigation into the oil / environmental disaster at Jan More...

Minister Jacinta Constancia
By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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PDVSA must pay for costs

WILLEMSTAD – PDVSA has to pay for the costs of the oil spill at Jan Kok, according to demissionary Minister Jacinta Constancia (Environment and Nature). "A fine of 5000 guilders is not enough, PDVSA has to pay More...

Oil spill
By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2012
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Oil spill at Jan Kok

WILLEMSTAD – A great spot of oil has circulated this week in waters at Jan Kok. Flamingos, other birds and animals are thus smeared with oil. Isla Refinery has now launched an investigation into the cause of the More...