Barbados to revise Oil Exploration in light of BP Gulf Spill: Energy Mister of Barbados visits Norway to discover clean extraction techniques

Barbados has plans in tow for if or when effluent from the BP’s spill in the gulf should reach our shores. This pledge from Judy Thomas of the District Emergency Management formerly CERO: Central Emergency Relief Organisation. She emphasised the main thrust of the plan is being finalised by Barbados’ Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and preparations continue as the DEM itself remains vigilant {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

This supposed to be our National Bird, like Louisiana, if it is infected over there, should we not prepare over HERE?

This supposed to be our National Bird, like Louisiana, if it is infected over there, should we not prepare over HERE?

{AUDIO SLIGHTLY DISTORTED} The DEM head stated their lead comes from the mandate of the Environment Ministry and essentially they’re to use the tenets of the National Emergency procedure to handle such an event.

Judy Thomas of the DEM answering question posed by the Bajan Reporter

Judy Thomas of the DEM answering question posed by the Bajan Reporter

Lorna Inniss from the Coastal Zone management Unit of the Environment Ministry says Energy Minister Senator D’Arcy Boyce recently flew to Oslo so as to not make the same mistakes as BP has in harnessing petroleum products {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

Can youimagine what would happen if a Tourist went swimming one day and was assaulted by THIS? Thanks a lot, BP!

Can you imagine what would happen if a Tourist went swimming one day and was assaulted by THIS? Thanks a lot, BP!

{SLIGHT AUDIO DISTORTION} When the BP disaster unfolded in the Gulf, it led Barbados to look at better ways to take advantage of the potential offshore drilling for oil – this in turn led to interacting with “green” drillers and harnessing better methods to access petroleum for Barbados’ benefit

Participants at the Multi-Hazard seminar at the Sandiford Cultural Centre

Participants at the Multi-Hazard seminar at the Sandiford Cultural Centre

This was part of the Q&A session of the Panel Discussion “The Importance of Safety & Security to Barbados’ Tourism Sector” at the former Sherbourne Centre where the fifth symposium on Multi-Hazard Disaster management was held. A full video outlining highlights is being completed and will be available soon the Bajan Reporter’s Video Gallery, this will include comments from keynote speaker Carrole Guntley of Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry.

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  1. The pictures are awesome, Barbados needs to stop importing fuel and make its own.

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