Law and Advocacy Publications

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Cockpit Country: Biodiversity 858.58 KB 1 downloads

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Bauxite: Impacts of Mining 16.78 MB 1 downloads

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Bauxite: Benefits vs Cost 12.00 KB 0 downloads

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Review of the EIA for Proposed Bauxite Mining Operations in the Special Exclusive Prospecting License 524 (SEPL 524) Area, St. Ann, Jamaica. 729.58 KB 0 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Proposed Bauxite Mining Operations...
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Review of the EIA for Proposed Bauxite Mining and Quarrying at “Outer Valley” Section of SEPL 541, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. 729.58 KB 0 downloads

Review of the  Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Proposed Bauxite Mining...
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JET Comments on Old Harbour NG Pipeline Amendments 444.06 KB 0 downloads

JET comments on Old Harbour NG Pipeline Amendments (January 2018). ...
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JET's Review of the EIA for the Montego Bay Perimeter Road, Long Hill Bypass and West Green and Barnett Street Upgrade, St. James 846.91 KB 0 downloads

JET’s Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Montego Bay Perimeter...
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Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) forProposed Princess Hotels and Resorts Development, Cove, Hanover, Jamaica 431.50 KB 0 downloads

JET’s Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Proposed Princess...
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Review of the EIA for Proposed Beach Nourishment and Installation of Six Groynes at Sandals Negril 500.89 KB 0 downloads

With technical assistance from the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) in...
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Review of the EIA for the Proposed Cruise Pier Development Project at Old Coal Wharf, Port Royal, Kingston 456.84 KB 2 downloads

JET’s Review of the EIA for the Proposed Cruise Pier Developmnent Project at Old...
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Review of the EIA for Proposed Quarrying and Mineral Processing at Rio Bueno Quarry, Dry Harbour Mountain 1.95 MB 0 downloads

JET’s review of the EIA for Proposed Quarrying and Mineral Processing at Rio Bueno...
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Review of the CEAC project brief for the relocation of a hazardous waste incinerator to Ferry, St Catherine 390.33 KB 0 downloads

JET’s Review of the Project Brief (Non-EIA) for the Proposed Relocation of Hazardous...
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Review of the EIA for the Whim Estates Housing Development Old Harbour, St Catherine, Jamaica 542.38 KB 0 downloads

JET’s Review of the EIA of the Whim Estates Housing Development Old Harbour, St...
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JET's Review of the EIA for the Proposed Dovecot Memorial Park Expansion 636.25 KB 0 downloads

Review of the EIA for the Proposed Dovecot Memorial Park Expansion prepared by Jamaica...
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Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment done by Caribbean Ecosystems Ltd. (October 2008) for the Pellew Island Villa Development 82.05 KB 0 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment done by Caribbean Ecosystems Ltd. (October...
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Review of the EIA for the Proposed Highway 2000 North South Link: Moneague to Ocho Rios Highway Construction Project Jamaica 213.14 KB 0 downloads

Review of the EIA for the Proposed Highway 2000 North South Link: Moneague to Ocho...
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Review of the EIS for the Proposed Quarrying and Mineral Processing at Halberstadt Quarry, St. Andrew, Jamaica 736.38 KB 0 downloads

Review of the EIS for the Proposed Quarrying and Mineral Processing at Halberstadt...
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Scientific Review of the Environmental Impact Assessments for the Construction of two Breakwaters at Long Bay, Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica 332.79 KB 0 downloads

Scientific Review of the Environmental Impact Assessments for the Construction of...
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Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment for Phase 2 of the Palisadoes Rehabilitation and Shoreline Protection Project 512.33 KB 0 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment for Phase 2 of the Palisadoes Rehabilitation...
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Review of the Draft Ocho Rios Marine Park Protected Area Zoning Plan 2015 - 2020 466.26 KB 1 downloads

Review of the Draft Ocho Rios Marine Park Protected Area Zoning Plan 2015 – 2020 Done...
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Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Proposed Old Harbour Plant Repowering Project (190 MW) 617.06 KB 2 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Proposed Old Harbour Plant Repowering...
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Review of the NRCA Draft Guidelines for the Owners and Operators of Pre-Treatment Plants which Discharge Trade Effluent into a Sewerage System 487.52 KB 1 downloads

Review of the NRCA Draft Guidelines for the Owners and Operators of Pre-Treatment...
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Review of the Climate Risk Atlas of Coastal Hazards and Risk in Negril 304.82 KB 1 downloads

Review of the Climate Risk Atlas of Coastal Hazards and Risk in Negril Review prepared...
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Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the New Fortress Energy Marine Terminal and Pipeline Project 617.06 KB 1 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the New Fortress Energy Marine...
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Auditor General's performance audit report of the National Environment and Planning Agency (2010) 1.15 MB 0 downloads

Performance Audit Report of the National Environment and Planning Agency’s Role...
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Comments on the Draft Great Goat Island Management Plan (2019 – 2024) 198.45 KB 1 downloads

JET’s comments on the Draft Great Goat Island Management Plan (2019 – 2024) circulated...
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Comments on the Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Zoning Plan (2014 - 19) and Management Plan (2016 - 2021) 346.65 KB 0 downloads

JET’s final comments on the Draft Palisadoes-Port Royal Protected Area Zoning Plan...
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Review of the National Coastal Management and Beach Restoration Guidelines 258.00 KB 0 downloads

Review of the National Coastal Management and Beach Restoration Guidelines for the...
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Legal Opinion on the Plastic Ban 195.29 KB 0 downloads

On September 17, 2018, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth...
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Final Comments on Guidelines - Beach Sand Quarrying 243.42 KB 0 downloads

Comments on Draft Guidelines – Beach Sand Quarrying (December 2017) done by theMinistry...
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Public Defender's investigative report into March 2015 fire at Riverton City Dump Disposal Site 2.09 MB 0 downloads

Public Defender’s investigative report into March 2015 fire at Riverton City Dump...
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JET's review of post permit monitoring Royalton Hotels Jamaica 322.22 KB 1 downloads

Using the Access to Information Act, the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) sought and...
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Submission on the Revision of the Noise Abatement Act (2019) 199.18 KB 2 downloads

In 2019 the Government of Jamaica began consultations on its planned amendments to...
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Review of the Draft Black River Protected Landscape Management Plan (2017 – 2022) 493.73 KB 0 downloads

JET’s comments on the Draft Black River Protected Landscape Management Plan (2017...
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Briefing Paper on Judicial Review Action on the decision to grant an environmental permit to Hoteles Jamaica Pinero Ltd. (Pear Tree Bottom Case) 37.99 KB 1 downloads

In 2005 JET, the Northern Jamaica Conservation Association (NJCA) and four individuals...
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Pear Tree Bottom Judgement No. 1 - May 16, 2006 310.75 KB 0 downloads

In 2005 JET, the Northern Jamaica Conservation Association (NJCA) and four individuals...
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Pear Tree Bottom Judgement No. 2 - June 23, 2006 145.10 KB 0 downloads

In 2005 JET, the Northern Jamaica Conservation Association (NJCA) and four individuals...
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Final Submission to the Infrastructure and Physical Development Committee (May 2014) 876.13 KB 0 downloads

The Government of Jamaica is desirous of implementing legislation for the mandatory...
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Statement from the Applicants in the Judicial Review Action against the NRCA and NEPA in the matter of the Bahia Principe Resort at Pear Tree Bottom 27.00 KB 0 downloads

Statement from the Applicants in the Judicial Review Action against the NRCA and...
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Regulatory Framework relating to the theft of beach sand 47.13 KB 1 downloads

This paper discusses the applicable laws and penalties relating to the theft of sea...
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Court Order in the Harbour View Sewage Treatment Plant Case - July 2010 418.61 KB 0 downloads

In January 2010, after repeated unsuccessful attempts to engage the relevant authorities,...
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Summary of the Monitoring Reports 2009 and 2010 for Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier 1.24 MB 0 downloads

A summary of the Monitoring Reports 2009 and 2010 for Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier....
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Briefing Summary of Palisadoes Judicial Review - October 2011 312.36 KB 0 downloads

In 2010, the Government of Jamaica announced a four lane highway, construction of...
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Final Judgement of Palisadoes Judicial Review - October 2011 2.79 MB 1 downloads

In 2010, the Government of Jamaica announced a four lane highway, construction of...
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Interpretation of the Right to a Healthy Environment in the Constitution of Jamaica 794.13 KB 0 downloads

This paper discusses the interpretation of the right to a healthy environment in...
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Review of the draft Ocho Rios Marine Park zoning plan 2015-2020 466.26 KB 0 downloads

Review of the Draft Ocho Rios Marine Park Protected Area Zoning Plan 2015 – 2020...
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Royal Caribbean Cruises (Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier) ATI Court of Appeal Judgement 589.39 KB 1 downloads

Royal Caribbean Cruises (Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier) ATI Court of Appeal Judgement...
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Red Dirt: A Multidisciplinary Review of the Bauxite-Alumina Industry in Jamaica. 43.50 MB 3 downloads

Our study seeks to describe the history, evaluate the regulatory framework, and investigate...
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Big Up Wi Beach: An introduction to better beach management for Jamaican communities 4.68 MB 1 downloads

The Big Up Wi Beach guidebook was created by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET)...
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Review of the Final Report Environmental status of the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier, Falmouth, Trelawny 993.22 KB 0 downloads

Review of the Final Report Environmental status of the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier,...
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Promoting Best Practices in Environmental Management of the Mining and Quarrying Sector in Jamaica 4.22 MB 2 downloads

This publication was created by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) with funding...
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The Environmental Democracy Index: Measuring, Mapping and Strengthening Rights 932.33 KB 1 downloads

The Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) is a new interactive platform and tool that...
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It inna di Law! A guide to Jamaica's Environmental Laws 27.24 MB 1 downloads

It Inna Di Law! is intended as a non-specialist guideto some of the central provisions...
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Health Survey of the Mining Communities of Ten Miles, Bull Bay, St Thomas and Hayes & New Town, Clarendon 3.26 MB 1 downloads

The health survey of selected mining communities was carried out in three communities...
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Get up! Stan' up! A guidebook on laws and rights relating to mining and quarrying in Jamaica 4.79 MB 1 downloads

The Get Up! Stan’ Up! Guidebook was created by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET)...
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Environmental Information, Participation and Justice - An Assessment by The Access Initiative Jamaica [Full Report] 10.07 MB 1 downloads

The Access Initiative – Jamaica (TAI Jamaica) is a national coalition that promotes...
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Access to Information Guide 1.75 MB 1 downloads

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Environmental Information, Participation and Justice - An Assessment by The Access Initiative Jamaica [Executive Summary] 2.13 MB 2 downloads

This report evaluates the extent of progress made in implementing access rights in...
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Regulating Plastic Waste in Jamaica - Time To Act 530.94 KB 3 downloads

Brief done by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) on the management and regulation...
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Executive Summary - Red Dirt: A Multidisciplinary Review of the Bauxite-Alumina Industry in Jamaica. 41.46 MB 3 downloads

This is the Executive Summary of the document entitled Red Dirt: A Multidisciplinary...
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Open Burning is Illegal 8.70 MB 1 downloads

A one page publication outlining the law as it relates to smoke nuisance and open...
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The Risks of Overwater Hotel Rooms for Jamaica 425.16 KB 1 downloads

JET briefing on overwater hotel rooms in Jamaica. First prepared 19 July 2016 and...
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Water Pollution is Illegal 12.00 KB 0 downloads

A one page publication outlining the law as it relates to water pollution. ...
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JET's review of the Riverton Fire 2018 Report by NEPA 446.29 KB 0 downloads

On July 29, 2018 a major fire broke out at the Riverton Solid Waste Disposal site...
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Regulation and Sustainable Management of Parrotfish in Jamaica 469.31 KB 1 downloads

Excerpts from a letter to Senator Matthew Samuda outlining the position of the Jamaica...
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Review of the EIA for proposed mining operations in the Special Mining Lease (SML) 173 area Parishes of St Ann and Trelawny. 832.89 KB 2 downloads

Review of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for proposed mining operations...
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Stan' Up! Talk Up! An Introduction to Advocacy for Jamaican Communities 5.09 MB 1 downloads

The Stan’ Up! Talk Up! Guidebook was created by the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET)...
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Fact sheet on coal as a source of energy for Jamaica 618.30 KB 1 downloads

At a press conference on 28 July 2016, the Jamaican Government announced the sale...
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Fact Sheet on Coal #2 (October 2016) 880.82 KB 0 downloads

There has been voicenote circulating on Whatsapp this month (October 2016) about...