Minister Roban: Energy Efficiency Initiative to “Target Seniors & Low Income Households”

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[caption id="attachment_2359" align="alignleft" width="339"] Deputy Premier & Minister of Transport Walter Roban[/caption] Transport and Regulatory Affairs Minister, Walter Roban told MPs on Friday, that the first phase of the Energy Rebate Initiative will "target seniors and low income house... Read more

Transport Ministry: Solar Plant Clean-Up Works Planned June 26 – July 31

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The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising motorists of site clean-up works to take place on ‘The Finger’ in St David’s Island in connection with the new Solar PV project. Works will begin June 26th until July 31st, Monday through Friday. Works will get under... Read more

Environment: Public Works Advisory on Boating Hazardous Waste & Trash

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In advance of what is expected to be a busy recreational boating holiday weekend, the Ministry of Public Works is reminding residents about certain boating materials that are prohibited from inclusion with regular waste items. Mari... Read more

House: Minister Addresses “Radiation That Can Inspire Fear” When it Comes to Smart Meters

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Responding to concerns regarding the use of the new smart meters by BELCO, Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban, moved to "ease" some the concerns by "providing factual information".     In a Ministerial Statement delivered in the House of Assembly on Friday, Mr Rob... Read more

Transport & Regulatory Affairs Minister on Solar Photovoltaic Project at LF Wade International Airport

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Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban told MPs on Friday, that Monday, June 4 was an historic day for Bermuda, in that it marked the signing of agreements for Bermuda’s first utility scale solar PV installation, at the peninsula adjacent to the LF Wade International Airport kn... Read more

Minister Caines: “As the Risk Capital of the World, it is Important That Bermuda is Ready For Hurricane Season”

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National Security Minister Wayne Caines issued a strong reminder on Friday,  that "as the risk capital of the world, it is important that Bermuda is ready for hurricane season, which runs each year from June 1st until November 30th.   In a Ministerial Statement on the floor of the L... Read more

Government Signs Agreement For New Solar Power Plant to Boost Competition

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The vacant airport runway known as "the finger" will soon be transformed into a six megawatt solar power plant. The deal with Solar Bermuda 1 was signed on Monday, between Transport minister Walter Roban, Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch and Doug Wagner, President of Saturn Po... Read more

Total of 25 Abandoned Boats Removed From Bermuda Shores & Disposed Of

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The Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) can report that a total of 25 ‘Abandoned and Derelict Vessels’ (ADVs) have been recovered from our shorelines and disposed of at the Airport Waste Management Facility in recent months.   This represents approximately one third o... Read more

Minister Responsible For Environment Receives Findings of Deep Ocean Survey

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As the Minister responsible for the Environment, Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown, received the findings of the Nekton Mission I,XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey in Bermuda.   Laboratory analysis conducted by a network of scientists from across 15 different marine research institutes revealed th... Read more

Government House to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic From All Events at the House

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Government House has announced that it will aim to eliminate single-use plastic from all events at the House and in its day-to-day operations. The most common examples of single-use plastics are cold drink bottles, packaging and, for certain events, cutlery and straws. Governor John Rankin sai... Read more