The amount the V.I. Water and Power Authority can charge for electric bills based on estimated consumption may soon be limited under a bill approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection,
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.
A dozen people, primarily electric vehicle drivers and green energy enthusiasts, enjoyed a Saturday drive, winding through the hillsides of St. Thomas in their bio-friendly autos during the annual Earth Day Electric Vehicle Rally.
The Coastal Zone Management Committee remained undecided during a meeting on Tuesday about a permit request to demolish a non-functioning water feature within Yacht Haven Grande on St. Thomas and replace it with a gazebo.
Legislation to provide the Public Service Commission with regulatory powers over the Water and Power Authority has long been discussed by the Legislature. Friday the measure was approved by the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Affairs.
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