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‘Extensive consultations’ held with fisherfolk prior to Demerara dredging activities – NRG Holdings

Posted on July 12, 2022

Following questions raised by environmentalist Janette Bulkan relating to the effects of dredging operations on fish stocks and nurseries at the mouth of the Demerara River, NRG Holdings Incorporated has said that extensive consultations were held with fisherfolk in the area.

In a statement to Sunday Stabroek, NRG Holdings – a local consortium formed to construct a shore base facility at Vreed-en Hoop – said that it has submitted an Environmental Social Management Plan (ESMP) to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It added that all outcomes related to the project were considered and discussions held with fisherfolk pertaining to traditional fishing grounds.


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