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January, 2015

  • 2 January

    Oil rig worries residents; Min. says no cause for alarm

    A picture circulating social media on December 26 has created quite a stir among Abaconians and Bahamians alike as the image showed an oil drilling platform located approximately 10 miles south of Hole in the Wall, in the Tongue of the Ocean.

November, 2014

  • 13 November

    Oil Spill at Landfill: Water Table at Risk

    Complaints were yet again received by The Abaconian on the excessive leakage of oil at the Central Abaco Landfill as pools of oil are forming on a section of the site near Snake Cay.

March, 2014

  • 13 March

    Constant oil spills at landfill threaten fresh water supply

    A lack of safeguards protecting sensitive areas from environmental hazards at the Central Abaco Landfill has a number of residents concerned with the prevalence of used oil barrels spilling their contents.