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Comprehensive Economic Development Plan for Tobago: Clean, Green, Safe and Serene

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2006
The Plan sets out the strategies and development initiatives for Tobago for a period of four years. Proposals include the following:
- Full devolution of national agencies such as the Environmental Management Authority and the Town and Country Planning Division to the THA
- Establishment of electricity generation plant to produce ultra-high quality and reliable electricity from natural gas
- Promote low carbon transport with a target of 6 in 10 vehicles powered by CNG
- Constructadditional fuel and service stations with facilities for CNG fuelling and modification to existing stations to allow CNG fuelling and promotion of CNG powered vehicles
- Conduct an island wide inventory of natural resources in Tobago
- Conduct a disaster vulnerability assessment of public buildings, infrastructure, facilities and other physical components supporting economic activities in Tobago
- Develop a Policy on Utilisation of Environmentally Friendly Energy Sources and Technology
- Achieve recycling rate of 35%
- Reduce solid waste by 50%
- Develop an Integrated Physical Development Plan for Tobago
- Develop physical development plans for South West and Middle Tobago.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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