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In this Saturday, September 7 photo, oil is shown outside the Equinor South Riding Point complex -– formerly Statoil – in High Rock, Grand Bahama. TRAVIS CARTWRIGHT-CARROLL

AG: Equinor must speedily clean up environmental disaster

Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday he wants Equinor to speedily “clean up the mess” after an oil spill at its facility in Grand Bahama last week. Wind from Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, skimmed oil off the top of the storage units for hours leading to the

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A Bahamas coroners team carries a body out of The Mudd neighborhood in the Marsh Harbor area of Abaco Island in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. AP

Foulkes: We were concerned for shantytown residents

More than a week after several shantytowns on Abaco were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian, Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said the government’s initial plan to demolish the slums was out of concern for the residents. “One of the main motivations, the primary motivation of the government by

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