Home Affairs Ministry Advisory On Sunken Vessel In Flatts

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Home Affairs has been advised of a sunken vessel in Flatts. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has been in contact with the owner of the boat. Attempts have been made by a private contractor to refloat the vessel but unfortunatel... Read more

The Unmanageable Side Of Illegal Dumping – ‘People Do This Because, Principally, They Can Get Away With It’

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In Part 3 of this Bermuda Real series, we follow up on the ongoing illegal dumping report on Ferry Lane, near Watford Bridge in Dockyard - a growing problem throughout the island daily, including Flatts Village, near the Aquarium... At first glance, it looks like a public bus stop - in these time... Read more

City Completes Major Installation Of 78 Solar Panels At Front Street Sewage Pump Station

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - This month the City of Hamilton oversaw the installation of 78 solar panels at its Front Street pump station which, it is anticipated, will save the City more than $30,000 a year on electricity costs. The solar panels, installed by Bermuda Alternate Energy (BAE),... Read more

Seventh Annual Winter Lionfish Derby Lands 1,215 Lionfish

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Participants in the 7th Annual Winter Lionfish Derby landed a total of 1,215 lionfish between New Year's Day and January 31, 2021. The event attracted 74 participants this year, who brought in "the most lionfish ever caught in Bermuda during a single month". "Since 2013, the Bermuda Lionfish T... Read more

Minister Roban Visits Pompano’s Solar Panel Installation

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Premier Walter Roban visited the solar panel facility at Pompano Beach Hotel in Southampton on Monday (Feb 22). The solar installation, built 100′ above sea level on the hotel’s old dump, is protected from the threat of oce... Read more

Power Failure: How A Winter Storm Pushed Texas Into Crisis

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[caption id="attachment_39148" align="alignleft" width="477"] In this Feb 17, 2021, file photo, Juan Guerrlo, center left, waits in line to fill his propane tanks in Houston. Customers had to wait over an hour in the freezing rain to fill their tanks - AP Photo/David J. Phillip[/caption] Associat... Read more

World Leaders Applaud US Formal Return To Paris Climate Pact

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Associated Press: The United States is back in the Paris climate accord, just 107 days after it left. While Friday’s return is heavily symbolic, world leaders say they expect America to prove its seriousness after four years of being pretty much absent. They are especially anticipating an annou... Read more

Lights Come Back On In Texas As Water Woes Rise In The South

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[caption id="attachment_39015" align="alignleft" width="536"] A water bucket is filled as others wait in near freezing temperatures to use a hose from public park spigot Thursday, Feb 18, 2021, in Houston - AP Photo/David J Phillip[/caption] Associated Press: AUSTIN, Texas — Many of the million... Read more

New York City & Suburbs Brace For Another Blast Of February Snow

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[caption id="attachment_38934" align="alignleft" width="422"] A snow plow and salter Sanitation truck is seen here on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn on Thursday, February 18 - Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News[/caption] New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, NY - The second snowstorm of the month... Read more

Experts Say US Needs To Brace Itself For More Deadly Storms

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[caption id="attachment_38907" align="alignleft" width="391"] Carlos Mandez waits in line to fill his propane tanks Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021, in Houston - AP Photo/David J Phillip[/caption] Associated Press: WASHINGTON — Deadly weather will be hitting the U.S. more often, and America needs to ge... Read more