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EPA grants Environmental Authorisation for Uaru Petroleum Development Project

April 27, 2023 – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the Uaru Petroleum Development Project.  The Agency granted a 5-year Environmental Permit to Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) to undertake the construction and  operation  of  petroleum  production  facilities,  within  the  Stabroek  Block,  Offshore Guyana.  The  approval  of...


MAXAR Partnership launch

PRESS RELEASE Guyana – First in Latin America and Caribbean to Implement Cutting-edge Technologies for Remote Real-time Monitoring of Environmental Change and Impacts both Offshore and Onshore In a simple but important ceremony hosted at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) headquarters in Georgetown, the Government of Guyana (GoG) officially launched...


Environmental Assessment Board


Styrofoam Ban

WHAT IS STYROFOAM? Polystyrene is a petroleum-based plastic made from the styrene monomer. Most people know it under the name Styrofoam, which is actually the trade name of a polystyrene foam product used for housing insulation. Polystyrene is a light-weight material, about 95% air, with very good insulation properties and...


EPA staff gets Internship from Mexican Embassy

Press Release  EPA staff gets Internship from Mexican Embassy Environmental Officer within the Technical Secretariat of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ms. Savitri Itwaru is the EPA’s first beneficiary of internship through bilateral cooperation with the Mexican Embassy in Guyana. Ms.Itwaru has commenced her three weeks internship with the Mexican...


EPA opens first regional office in Whim, Berbice

  Press Release –EPA opens first regional office in Whim, Berbice April 25, 2019- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commissioned its first regional office at Whim Village, East Berbice – Corentyne. This milestone achievement signals EPA’s commitment to its mandate to oversee the sustainable use of Guyana’s environmental resources.  This...


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