Planned Region Three landfill in limbo
-as environmental concerns surface
Work on a proposed landfill at Windsor Forest, in Region Three, has been halted after farmers and residents raised concerns about its potential impact on the environment.
Among the concerned Windsor Forest, West Coast Demerara residents is cash crop farmer Mohammed Rasheed, who says the landfill will pollute the waterways that run through the farmlands and which are used by the animals.
He said he has been spearheading the lobby against the project with the chairman of the Neighbourhood Demo-cratic Council (NDC). He said that he lived on the West Coast all his life and he has farmed rice, livestock and now vegetables there. Over the years, he said, he has gained in-depth knowledge of the environment and has the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.