The largest African dust storm in 50 years – which occurred in June 2020 and coincided with the global spread of COVID-19 – has prompted new research and public health initiatives by scientists in Puerto Rico.
Limetree Bay Energy announced on Wednesday it has "voluntarily agreed to reinstate the facility’s [legacy] ambient air monitoring program." This comes days after the EPA issued a notice of violation to Limetree, warning of potential civil penalties.
According to the V.I. Office of Disaster Recovery, the funds obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through the Public Assistance Program are earmarked to execute eleven projects, nine on St. Croix and two on St. Thomas.
Since 1999 the Virgin Islands Source – the only online newspaper of general circulation in the U.S. Virgin Islands – has been providing the community with reliable, accurate and balanced local journalism.