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News Releases by State: VIRGIN ISLANDS


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05/27/2004EPA-Funded Study Shows Educating Families about Asthma Reduces Attacks
04/22/2004EPA Region 2 Administrator Honors Environmental Achievers in the Virgin Islands
04/08/2004St. Croix Public Water System Faces Fine for Drinking Water Violations
02/25/2004EPA Announces Availability of $60,000 to Create Environmental Information Center on St. Croix
06/30/2003EPA Releases Annual Report on Releases of Pollution to Air, Water and Land in Virgin Islands
04/24/2003EPA Region 2 Administrator Jane M. Kenny Honors Environmental Achievements in U.S. Virgin Islands
10/31/2002EPA Issues Complaint and Compliance Order Against Virgin Petroleum of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; $82,087 Penalty Assessed on Underground Storage Tank Violations
04/30/2002EPA Region 2 Administrator Jane M. Kenny Honors Environmental Achievements in U.S. Virgin Islands
02/21/2002Innovative Cleanup of St. Croix Alumina Contamination Begin
09/10/2001EPA Orders Territorial Court to Test for Nitrates in Building Water Supply; Court Cited for Violating Federal Safe Drinking Water Act
08/15/2001Virgin Islands Signs EPA Order to Clean Up Anguilla Landfill; Concern for Virgin Islanders' Health and the Environment Prompts Action
07/24/2001University of Virgin Islands Environmental Education Project Gets Big Boost from EPA; Project Receives More than 14,000 in Funding from EPA
05/31/2001EPA to Hold Free Workshops for Tank Owners and Others on Improving Environmental Compliance in the Virgin Islands; Underground Storage Tanks – #1 Source of Groundwater Pollution – to Be Main Topic
05/17/2001EPA Finalizes Plan to Clean Up St. Croix Alumina Contamination; Work Set to Begin
04/11/2001EPA Releases Most Recent Information on Toxic Releases into U.S. Virgin Islands' Environment
01/18/2001VI Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation Agrees to Pay $5,000 for Drinking Water Violations; EPA Levies First Fine for Failure to Complete Consumer Confidence Reports; Warns that Others Face Fines
01/11/2001EPA Invites Public to Meeting on St. Croix Alumina Cleanup Plan
11/30/2000A Roundup of Recent News Items in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.V.I.
09/13/2000A Roundup of Recent News Items in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
08/10/2000EPA Announces Comprehensive Set of Actions to Protect and Improve Caribbean Waters
08/02/2000University of the Virgin Islands Gets $5,000 EPA Education Grant; Will Design Environmental Comic Book for 8 to 10 Year-Olds
05/11/2000EPA Gives Public Picture of U.S.V.I.'s Environmental Releases; Many New Industry Groups, Including Utilities, Report Toxic Releases for First Time – Data Show Improvements
05/08/2000EPA Proposes Rejection of V.I. Landfill Program; Invites Public to Comment at Hearings on June 27 and 28
05/05/2000EPA Honors Environmental Advocates for Exemplary Work; An Individual and a Business in Virgin Islands Recognized for Environmental Accomplishments
04/25/2000EPA Issues First-Ever Orders to Water Systems for Failure to File Consumer Confidence Reports
04/07/2000V.I. Government Agrees to Clean Up Bovoni Landfill Proposed EPA Order Cites Danger to Human Health and the Environment, Public Welcome to Comment
03/23/2000EPA Removing 475 Gallons of Paints and Other Materials from Church on St. Thomas; Agency Also Completes Removal of Waste Pesticide and Contaminated Soil from Department of Agriculture Site on St. Croix
02/11/2000EPA Charges Christiansted Car Dealer with Releasing Used Automotive Oil into Environment; Agency Seeks $30,800 Fine and Orders Company to Clean Up Its Act
02/09/2000Regarding Raw Sewage By-Passes on St. Croix; Statement by William J. Muszynski, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Deputy Regional Administrator
01/12/2000EPA Removing 1,540 Gallons of Pesticides from Dept. of Agriculture Facility in Kingshill
01/04/2000Start of First Work Week of the Millennium Brings No Y2K Problems at Environmentally Sensitive Sites
11/10/1999Non-Profit Receives Grant To Address Environmental Justice Concerns; Group Will Use Money to Monitor Water Quality and Educate Public
11/09/1999EPA Completes Federal Superfund Cleanup of Warehouse in Subbase Area of Charlotte Amalie
11/04/1999U.S. Attorney and EPA Present Hess $1 Million To Governor Turnbull; Funds To Be Used For Major Environmental Improvements, Especially To Landfills
10/12/1999EPA Charges Gas Station Tanks in Christiansted Were Mismanaged; Agency Seeking $24,812 Penalty
08/19/1999Federal Government Grants $17,000 To St. Croix Groups For Environmental Education Projects
08/19/1999Federal Government Grants $17,000 To St. Croix Groups For Environmental Education Projects
06/10/1999Trash-Spoiled Wetland Near Bovoni To Be Restored
05/13/1999Federal Government Reports On Toxic Releases Into U.S.V.I's Air, Water And Land; Quality of Environment On an Upward Trend
03/09/1999EPA TO USVI Regulated Community: Test for Y2K Now; Agency to Waive Fines to Encourage Testing for Possible Y2K Problems
12/10/1998Non-Profit in St. Croix Receives Environmental Justice Grant From EPA
12/04/1998Varlack Ventures Pleads Guilty To Criminal Violations Of Clean Water Act
08/26/1998EPA Supports Environmenetal Education Project in the U.S. Virgin Islands
06/26/1998Federal Judge Hits Gas Station Owner on St. Croix With $1 Million Judgement For Violating EPA's Underground Storage Tank Rules
06/18/1998EPA Reports On Toxic Releases To Air, Water and Land in the Virgin Islands
05/28/1998EPA Orders Six Companies To Perform Cleanups at Tutu Wellfield Superfund Site on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
04/23/1998EPA Honors Virgin Islanders For Outstanding Environmental Achievements
04/03/1998EPA Opens Office In The Virgin Islands To Enhance Environmental Support
07/18/1997Underground Storage Tanks in PR and VI Checked For Compliance With Federal Leak Detection Rules
02/11/1997EPA Fines Four Waste Oil Handlers in Puerto Rico and The Virgin Island A Total Of $92,500 For Violating Federal Law