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oil refinery
By Edition On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Almost a quarter of the population suffers from refinery’s stench

WILLEMSTAD - Oil Refinery Isla is doing whatever it wants. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC on the basis of the National Health Survey Curaçao last year. Twenty-five percent of those surveyed More...

Oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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Court of Justice: “Oil refinery Isla does not have to pay penalty!”

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Court of First Instance found in summary proceedings that the oil refinery Isla does not owe a penalty payment due to the exceedance of the standard for the emission of More...

Refinery
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Press release: 75 million guilders Isla is not for the SMOC volunteers

WILLEMSTAD - From news reports from the last days, it seems as if the environmental organization SMOC demands 75 million guilders from Isla and thus endangers the existence of the oil refinery. Those reports are More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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It’s SMOC’s fault!

It’s not the first time that the unions were paid and send by Maduro’s Khmer Rouge in their sponsored red PDVSA shirts to demonstrate on the Wilhelmina Square against the seizure of SMOC and the others. I add More...

Oil Refinery
By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Ruling on claim environmental organizations on oil refinery set for May 2

WILLEMSTAD - The ruling on the summary proceedings of the oil refinery Isla against the environmental organization SMOC, 25 local residents and Humanitarian Aid Foundation takes place on 2 May. Yesterday the summary More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Isla trade unions are protesting against lien placed by environmental groups

WILLEMSTAD - The trade unions representing the oil refinery employees have called up their members to protest against the lien placed by the Humanitarian Care Foundation, SMOC and 25 residents this morning on the More...

SMOC-isla
By Edition On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Once again environmental groups place a lien on oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD - Humanitarian Care Foundation, Clean Environment Foundation (SMOC) and 25 local residents have once again place a 75 million guilders lien on the oil refinery Isla and the Build Own and Operate (BOO) More...

pollution
By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Journal of Environmental Protection: Isla, Mortality and SO2

WILLEMSTAD - A few days ago, Pulster et al. published their article “Exposure Assessment of Ambient Sulfur Dioxide Downwind of an Oil Refinery in Curaçao” in the Journal of Environmental Protection. Considering More...

pollution
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...

oil refinery
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...