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Seven sites on the Caneel Bay Resort property have been contaminated over the years by pollutants that are hazardous to creatures on land and in the sea.
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.
Emergency response managers have never been faced with the challenge of evacuating and sheltering people during a major hurricane while simultaneously dealing with a pandemic, but this is what could happen during the next month as the 2020 hurricane season reaches its peak.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been improving the primary care of island veterans through rapid testing, securing emergency transportation with air ambulances, and activating the Heritage Health Solutions Contract.
While lauding new funding for the territory in the latest massive pandemic stimulus package just approved by Congress, Delegate Stacey Plaskett urged V.I. officials to work together on a short list of goals.
Naturi Naughton, a singer-actress who stars on “Power,” a popular TV crime drama, is lending a hand to some 100 families and four local nonprofits on St. Croix, bringing her philanthropy to the big island.
“Parents, you got this!” Principal Lisa Hassell-Forde from Addelita Cancryn Jr. High School called out those words of encouragement during a one-hour webinar on distance learning for parents, teachers and students.
As Congress has wrangled, debated and delayed a massive $2 trillion coronavirus economic aid package, many in the U.S. Virgin Islands have been calling Delegate Stacey Plaskett's (D-VI) office to find out if all that aid going to states and to stateside U.S. taxpayers will also be available for the U.S. Virgin Islands.
A bill is making its way through Congress to prevent clawbacks of Federal Emergency Management Agency direct cash aid given in error, if there is no allegation of fraud.
With the COVID-19 coronavirus continuing to spread in the continental United States, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve $8.3 billion of funds to battle the problem.
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