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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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SMOC wants to consult again about oil refinery fuel

WILLEMSTAD - The environmental organization SMOC wants to again consult with the government about the oil refinery Isla. The organization has asked the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath for an appointment. During More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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“Air around oil refinery Isla is not so clean after all”

WILLEMSTAD - The air quality around the oil refinery Isla is not as good as was announced by the Minister of Public Health, Suzanne Camelia-Römer last week. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC. According More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Environmental Service’s investigation on oil refinery is not complete

WILLEMSTAD – The investigation of the Environmental Service into the emissions of the oil refinery Isla is not complete. This is according to Arjan Linthorst of the environmental organization SMOC. Part of the More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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No meeting between environmental organization and Gijsbertha

WILLEMSTAD – The ‘informateur’, a former spokesman for the oil refinery, Kenneth Gijsbertha will not meet with the environmental organization SMOC. Governor Lucille George-Wout had asked him not to limit his More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Environmental organization wants to talk to Gijsbertha

WILLEMSTAD – The environmental organization SMOC wants to be involved in the consultation rounds with ‘informateur’ Kenneth Gijsbertha. The foundation that fights for clean air on the island appeals to the More...

Oil refinery
By Edition On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Environmental pollution in Dutch Kingdom ranks top 10 worldwide (on Curaçao)

WILLEMSTAD - What is Curaçao? It is a beautiful island in the Dutch Caribbean and, as a country with approximately 150.000 inhabitants and a status aparte, it is part of the Dutch Kingdom. Amongst others, Curaçao More...

oil refinery flaring
By Edition On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Isla: Emissions oil refinery decreased

WILLEMSTAD – In a response to the press release emitted by the Clean Environment Foundation (SMOC), the oil refinery Isla states that the concentration of sulfur dioxide (SO2) has actually declined in the first More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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The government is challenging environmental foundations to take legal action

WILLEMSTAD – According to a press release from the environmental organizations SMOC and SHZC, they are obliged to inform the community that the government does not respect its own environmental regulations. “Again More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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SMOC: “Oil refinery emission again above WHO standard”

WILLEMSTAD - Last month the emissions from the Isla refinery were again above the standards of the World Health Organization. This is according to the environmental organization in Curaçao Clean Environment Foundation More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Photo Isla BOO emissions on Good Friday

WILLEMSTAD – According to the environmental organization SMOC in a press release they want the people to use this picture. This picture was taken last Friday, March 25th at 18:00 by SMOC. The picture shows the More...