There is no way to pay for composting 100 percent of storm debris and the Legislature's recent burn ban hamstrings only the government while leaving private companies free to burn away, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Wednesday.
Sam Topp, Gov. Kenneth Mapp's fourth communication director since taking office, resigned last week, Government House has confirmed. Topp was a well known V.I. radio personality for many year before joining Mapp's team.
If someone owns a move-in ready home, apartment or condominium that is available for rent, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may be interested in leasing it for eligible survivors of hurricanes Irma or Maria.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has granted the territory yet another extension to comply with the REAL ID Act of 2005, a federal law put in place to make official government identification more secure.