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OBSERVE POLLUTER PAY PRINCIPAL CS TOBIKO URGES
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CS Keriako Tobiko Adressing the participants duning the workshop. Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has called on industrialized nations to help pollution hit countries cope with the catastrophe as stipulated in the polluter pays principal. “The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is very clear that countries that pollute the most
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WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN-DAY PERIOD VALID 16THTO 22ND JULY, 2019
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Significant rainfall was reported over the Lake Victoria Basin, and South Rift Valley,Highlands West the Central Rift Valleyand the Coast,as depicted inFigure 1. The Central Highlandsreceived light rainfall. The Northeast, the Northwest and the Southeast Lowlands remained mainly dry.A comparison between the previous seven days (1st to 7th July, 2019)with the period under review(8th to
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ALARM OVER PLASTIC BOTTLES IN L. NAKURU
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Single use plastic bottles and containers clogging a stream at a section where River Njoro drains into Lake Nakuru. Conservationists have raised the red flag over the increased discharge of single use plastic bottles into Lake Nakuru, that is threatening its eco-system.   Lake Nakuru National Park Senior Warden Catherine Wambani says, at least 30
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APPLICATION FOR SOLAR WATER HEATING AND SOLAR PV TRAINING COURSES
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The Solar Water Heating (SWH) and Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Systems Regulations gazetted by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) in 2012 require that technicians and contractors designing and installing solar PV and solar water heating systems be licensed by ERC. To be licensed, technicians and contractors should have undertaken the relevant training. Additionally, vendors and manufacturers
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INVOLVE WOMEN IN CLIMATE CHANGE DECISIONS SAYS CS TOBIKO
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  CS Keriako Tobiko giving his opening remarks during the regional workshop on women participation in REDD+ processes in Africa at a Nairobi Hotel. Women from poor, forest-dependent communities play a key role in the management of forests yet they are marginalized from decision-making and sharing the benefits of climate investment finance Environment and Forestry Cabinet
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WORLD BANK LAUDED FOR SUPPORT LVEMP III.
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The PS, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, stressing a point during the courtesy call by the World Bank’s Helene Rex, as Mr. Ben Miranga from World Bank and Ms. Agnes Yobterik listen keenly. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, has expressed the Kenya Government’s appreciation to the World Bank, for
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NEMA arrests scores of traders flouting environmental regulations
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Scores of Kitui traders selling and using banned plastic bags and businesses violating effluent discharge regulations were on Wednesday arrested during a crackdown by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) enforcement officers.  Speaking after the sting operation carried out in various Kitui Town business premises, markets, petrol stations, hotels and other enterprises, Kitui NEMA Coordinator Godfrey
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NEMA CRACKDOWN NETS TENS OF ENVIRONMETAL OFFENDERS
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Nyei County NEMA Director Nancy Mui holding up Githeri packed in a banned plastic paper bag at Mweiga Trading Centre in Kieni Constituency. Over 15 individuals have been arrested in Nyeri by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), for flouting various environmental regulations including use of banned plastic bags and inappropriate effluent discharge. The offenders
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WEATHER REVIEW FOR THE LAST SEVEN DAYS (1ST TO 7THJULY, 2019)
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Significant rainfall was reported over the Highlands West and the Central Rift Valley,as depicted inFigure 1. The Lake Victoria Basin, and South Rift Valley, the Central Highlandsand the Coast received light to moderate rainfall. The Northeast, the Northwest and the Southeast Lowlands remained mainly dry.A comparison between the previous seven days (24th to 30th June,
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COUNTY PASSES WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT 
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Environmental inspectors ensuring compliance to solid waste and water disposal regulations. Factories and industries in Uasin Gishu County contravening the solid waste disposal and management Act by discharging raw waste to water ways will be prosecuted. This follows the approval of a motion by the Uasin Gishu County Assembly asking the County Government, through the
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