Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Death of Several Citizens at Illegal Gold Mine Prompts National Mourning

Yesterday, February 18 was designated as a national mourning day after at least 40 alleged illegal gold miners were trapped following an unexpected mudslide that occurred recently in Gbanipea, Nimba.

Commerce Ministry Fines Abi Jaoudi US$75,000 for Selling Expired Products

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has fined one of Liberia’s largest supermarkets, the Abi Jaoudi Supermarket, for selling expired meat and associated products on the market.

Residents near Bea Mountain’s Operations Complain of Pollution

Amid acknowledgment by the Bea Mountain Mining Corporation that toxic waste created as a result of their activities have polluted nearby wetlands, a Bush Chicken investigation has established that residents of the town of Gekando, along the Mavor River in Grand Cape Mount, are suffering from skin rashes and a polluted water supply.