General News of 2014-04-26

EPA begins investigations into sea weeds phenomenon

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it has taken seriously reports of the influx of sea weeds on the country's shores.

The phenomenon is said to be affecting the livelihood of local inhabitants, especially fisher-folks, whose lives depend mainly on fishing activities.

In a statement signed by the Chief Programme Officer-Public Affairs Department Mrs Angelina Ama Tutuah Mensah, the EPA said it has initiated scientific investigations into the occurrence.

"The EPA is also studying other mitigation measures such as the potential uses of the weed,|" the statement assured.

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