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Duck Farm in Felicity Could Be Shut Down by EMA, Following Residents’ Complaints.

Duck Farm in Felicity Could Be Shut Down by EMA, Following Residents’ Complaints.

The Environmental Management Authority Emergency Response and Investigations team is reporting that a poultry farm in the Felicity Chaguanas area is in breach of the Environmental Requirement to apply for and obtain a Certificate of Environmental Clearance prior to commencing operations.

In a media release the EMA notes that a team from the Authority investigated the concerns of residents of Felicity, Chaguanas today regarding a public health nuisance to their well-being and enjoyment of property as a result of a duck farm in the area.

The Authority says it is also aware that other relevant arms of the State are actively investigating this matter to determine if the public health and other aspects of the farm’s operations are in compliance with statutory requirements.

It explains that once these investigations are completed, action will be taken against this farm including, if necessary, the shutting down of the operations.

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