Jamaica Environment Trust

Comments on the Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Zoning Plan (2014 – 19) and Management Plan (2016 – 2021)

JET’s final comments on the Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Zoning Plan (2014-2019) [A revision of the Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Zoning Plan (2014-2019), published in 2014] and the Final Draft of the Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Management Plan (2016-2021) [A revision of the Final Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Management Plan (2015-2020), published […]

Legal Opinion on the Plastic Ban

On September 17, 2018, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, the Hon. Daryl Vaz, announced the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ’s) new strategy to address the country’s widespread problem of plastic pollution at a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in Kingston, Jamaica. A ban on the […]

Final Comments on Guidelines – Beach Sand Quarrying

Comments on Draft Guidelines – Beach Sand Quarrying (December 2017) done by theMinistry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. Evaluation prepared by Jamaica Environment Trust with technical assistance from Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (February 2018)

JET’s review of post permit monitoring Royalton Hotels Jamaica

Using the Access to Information Act, the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) sought and received NEPA’s Post Permit Monitoring Reports for the two Royalton Hotels (one on the old Grand Lido site, Rutland Pen in Negril, the other at Coopers Pen, Trelawny) in Jamaica.

Review of the Draft Black River Protected Landscape Management Plan (2017 – 2022)

JET’s comments on the Draft Black River Protected Landscape Management Plan (2017 – 2022) which was prepared by Susan Otuokon, Ph.D. for the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) in June 2016. Evaluation prepared with technical assistance from Dr Heidi S. W. Weiskel, Staff Scientist, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide.