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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, June 18, 2021

Environment

CBCC Focuses Successful Youth Event on “Too Much Trash: What Do We Do?”

Students at Susannaberg Transfer Station on a field trip with the Coral Bay Community Council. Photos provided by CBCC.  On two recent public school holidays, the...

Plastic ban bill becomes law; Enforcement Starts Jan. 1

Paper or plastic? It won't be a question after Jan. 1, 2017. That' when a new law restricting the use of plastic grocery bags...

Greater or Lesser Yellowlegs? Look at the Bill

When I went to help with the Fish Bay beach cleanup last Saturday I noticed that a few of the island’s migratory shore birds...

WAPA Unveils Plan for New Power Generation

If all goes as planned, St. John will continue to remain dependent on St. Thomas for its electrical generation, at least for the foreseeable...

Plastic Bag Legislation Now Law; Governor Mapp Urges Senators to Support Recycling and Bottle...

Pictured above: Reusable bag distributed by Dolphin Market in Cruz Bay, St. John.  ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS -  Governor Kenneth Mapp formally signed his proposal...

Plastic Free Island Initiative Taking Root on St. John

L to R: Pam Longobardi, Dianna Cohen, Ken Haldin and Anne Ostrenko are helping to make St. John plastic free.  Most visitors to St. John return...