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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, May 7, 2021

Environment

DPNR Kicks Off Watershed Management Planning Project to Reduce Disaster Risk

The watersheds of focus encompass areas with critical infrastructure like the airport and major roadways; commercial, government and residential investments; and agricultural activity.

UVI’s Glass Crusher Project Gearing Up to Accept Glass Waste for Recycling

Through UVI’s Glass Crusher Project, the university is gearing up to accept glass waste from the community to improve recycling efforts in the V.I. Commencing March 27, the university will host a glass collection effort on the last Saturday of each month.

Plaskett Applauds NPS Progress on Caneel Bay Environmental Assessments

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service.

DPNR Makes Changes to Science Saturdays

Topics are being chosen for the entire year and include: science behind coral disease research; birds of St. Croix, and the life of tide pools.

V.I. Energy Office’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Application Goes Virtual

The rebate program allows homeowners, renters and small businesses receive 40 percent rebates on select ENERGY STAR® products purchased in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

DPNR Releases New Guide to Common Sharks of the V.I.

The guide is especially timely as reputable scientific sources like the International Union for the Conservation of Nature report more than 30 percent decline of sharks worldwide.

K12 Climate Action Panel Highlights Education Systems Adapting to Impacts of Climate Change

One of the members of the climate change panel at the Aspen Institute was Michealrose Ravalier, a certified science educator teaching at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Monies Now Available for Funding Public Water Systems

Monies are available for infrastructure improvements to public water systems through a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grant.

Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award Goes to Two Caribbean Women

The Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to recognize individuals demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the environment in the insular Caribbean.

Solarize St. Thomas Selects Installer for Affordable Solar Power Community Campaign

Embedded in the requirements are local workforce development requirements – a key objective of partner organizations.

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