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Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

Feds Pony Up $10 Million For V.I. Waste Diversion

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Associate Deputy Administrator Doug Benevento and Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez wrapped up a visit with Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and other senior officials Tuesday as the territory was awarded $10 million for waste diversion work. 
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

13th Fire in a Year Shuts STX Landfill Thursday

A fire broke out at the Anguilla Landfill Thursday morning around 6 a.m. It was put out by noon and the landfill will open at 6 a.m. Friday, according to Waste Management Authority spokeswoman Melody Rames.
Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

Trash Crisis Postponed – For Now

Unpaid trash haulers and companies operating the territory’s two landfills have come to an agreement with the government to get money now and hopefully more soon, averting a threatened work stoppage that would have gone into effect June 9.
Truck hauls trash at St. Croix's Anguilla landfill recently (Susan Ellis photo)

V.I. Trash Crisis: Unpaid Haulers May Stop Work in a Week

Trash haulers and companies operating the territory's two landfills may stop hauling trash and stop maintaining the landfills by June 8 if the Waste Management Authority does not pony up millions of dollars.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

11th Fire in 12 months Sparks up at Anguilla Landfill

A fire was observed in the scrap metals section of Anguilla Landfill and reported to the Fire Service around 2:36 p.m. Monday afternoon. Landfill operations have not been affected.
The trash-reduction system's pasteurized by-product (Zewan photo)

Territory Looking at System to Reduce Garbage at Landfills by 70 Percent

The territory could be only months and a few million dollars away from not only reducing its landfills’ trash by 70 percent, but also creating jobs and an entirely new economic driver for the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

10th Fire in a Year Hit Anguilla Landfill Sunday

A fire was spotted on the southeast perimeter slope of the St. Croix Anguilla landfill at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, April 26. It was the landfill’s 10th fire in less than 12 months.

Waste Management OKs Lease for Landfill Compactors, with Financial Conditions

St. Croix’s Anguilla Landfill has only an acre and a half of space left, giving it a life expectancy of one month, according to Adrian Taylor, executive director of V.I. Waste Management Authority.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

*Update – Reopened Same Day* Anguilla Landfill On Fire for Ninth Time in a Year

The fire is located at the northeast corner of the landfill and has been contained as of 3 p.m. Tuesday. Haulers also are asked to hold waste until normal operating hours resume.
Smoke billows on Sunday afternoon from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill, adjacent to the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Angilla Landfill Closed by Fire – Again

For at least the eighth time in the last year and the fourth time this year, the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix was closed Saturday because of a fire.





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