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Bookmobile Brings Story Time on Wheels to Frederiksted

Story Time Hour on Wheels was launched Friday at Fort Frederik, with local author Winifred Loving reading from her book, “My Name is Freedom.”

V.I. Energy Office Changes Net Energy Billing Application Process

The Virgin Islands Energy Office is changing its application process for the Net Energy Billing program, it announced on Wednesday.

STX Odors Continue after Manhole Closed on Bryan’s Order

Noxious odors previously associated with flaring incidents at Limetree Bay Refinery were reported again Friday morning by St. Croix residents from Estate Profit to Williams Delight.

Caribbean Green Technology Center Presents Sustainability Webinar

The Virgin Islands can create a more sustainable and healthier community by adopting practices being followed in other island communities around the world, according to a the Caribbean Green Technology Center webinar.

WMA Board OKs Sewer Line Replacement, Manhole Rehabilitation in C’sted

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority’s board of directors on Tuesday approved an $8.4 million project to replace sewer lines and rehabilitate manhole covers in Christiansted.

More Refinery Fumes, School Closings Raise Cries for Straight Answers

Phone calls about a powerful stench on St. Croix began flooding Hugh "Mr. P" Pemberton’s Reef radio show Wednesday morning. By Thursday morning the calls were still coming, as were calls to the Limetree Bay oil refinery, DPNR and the EPA.

Government Agencies and UVI Discuss Waste and Where it Goes

On day one of a series of webinars that will be conducted in celebration of Earth Day 2021, UVI, Waste Management, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and the EPA discussed waste and where it goes.
Eulalie Rivera School will be another K-8 school. (File photo)

Several Schools Dismissed on St. Croix Due to Gaseous Odor

Early dismissals were announced for three St. Croix District schools on May 6, due to a gaseous odor affecting the air quality on the campuses. 

Biologists Recruit Public to Confront Invasive Species in the V.I.

As invasive species continue to threaten the delicate ecosystem in the U.S. Virgin Islands, biologists in the territory have devoted their time to educating the public about what it takes to eradicate these nuisances.

EPA Looking Into Nose-Wrinkling Limetree Emissions

The federal Environmental Protection Agency is gathering information about recent incidents at the Limetree Bay facility on St. Croix, the agency announced on Tuesday in a news release.





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