SVG works to stop ozone layer depletion

St. Vincent and the Grenadines joins the rest of the world today, in celebrating World Ozone Day.

This year, the day is being observed under the theme: Ozone and Climate: Restored by a World United and complemented with the tagline: Working towards reducing global-warming HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

Assistant Ozone Officer within the ministry of sustainable development, Brenton Quammie, said the establishment of a fully equipped and comprehensive refrigeration and air-conditioning Laboratory, at the Technical and Vocational Education Division of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College, Division; has helped St. Vincent and the Grenadines to make significant strides in relation to fulfilling its obligations to stop the depletion of the ozone layer.