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Environment

More wrecked boats, these at Coral Bay.

DPNR, EPA, Coast Guard Plan to Remove Damaged Vessels Throughout Territory

Currently, response teams are in the field conducting assessments of the ports and waterways and mitigating pollution in the maritime environment.

Beach Advisory for October 16-20

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 27 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 16- 20. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

Coastweeks and CZM Partner to Recycle Plastics

The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) is partnering with the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources’ (DPNR) Coastal Zone Management Division to recycle all hard plastics collected.

Youth Ocean Explorers Summer Program Introduces Marine Careers to Students

This summer, 20 middle school and high school students spent four weeks having fun learning about the marine ecosystem and marine careers in the Youth Ocean Explorers (YOE) Summer Program.

Beach Advisory for July 31 to August 4

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 36 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 31 to Aug. 4, 2017.

Beach Plastic Recycling Program Comes to Virgin Islands

This program will collect and recycle plastics from territorial coastal cleanup efforts.

Beach Advisory for July 17-21

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 36 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 17-21, 2017.

Beach Advisory for July 10-14

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 10-14, 2017. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.

Beach Advisory for July 3-7

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 3-7, 2017. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing.

Beach Advisory for June 26-30

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 26-30.

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