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Environment

Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing, Possession of Mutton, Lane Snapper to Start April 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for or possession of mutton and lane snappers in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.
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McDonald’s V.I. Will Participate in Earth Hour for 9th Consecutive Year

Each year, Earth Hour unites millions of people around the globe in the world’s largest grassroots movement.
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Beach Advisory for March 13-17

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following.
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Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation Area in U.S. Caribbean Waters to Begin

NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for any fish species in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix.
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Beach Advisory for February 13-17

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:
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Trash to Art Is Unique Competition by H.S. Students

The Coral Bay Community Council, Eudora Kean High School and Gifft Hill School came together to organize a unique art competition.
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Beach Advisory for December 19-23

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water
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DPNR Gives Storm Water Advisory

Due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.
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Beach Advisory for September 12-16

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water
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Beach Advisory for September 5-9

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program did not conduct its weekly beach monitoring for the week of Sept. 5-9.
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