"As you may or may not be aware, Limetree Bay Terminals and Limetree Bay Refinery (collectively “Limetree”), the now-owners of the shuttered oil refinery formerly operated by Hovensa, intend to begin refining crude oil on the site as soon as 2020. A key environmental permit is up for public comment on the EPA website, and I encourage you to take this opportunity to tell the federal government what matters to you by Monday, Nov. 25. This facility used to be one of the ten largest oil refineries in the world. Its impacts on the island cannot be understated," writes attorney and environmentalist Elizabeth Neville, and an open letter to the Source. #visource#usvi #opinion ... See MoreSee Less
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