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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a hurricane recovery survey on November 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th. Staff members from the Department of Health will be interviewing residents using a rapid assessment tool called CASPER which stands for “Community Assessment for

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THE PRESSURE FROM THE RAINWATER IN SEWERS FORCED MANHOLE COVERS OFF IN ST. CROIX CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the high volume of rainfall experienced by the territory this week, as well as expected rainfall over the coming weekend, DPNR anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that two of the beaches to avoid are on St. Thomas and two of

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DPNR WARNING: Bluebeard’s beach near the Ritz-Carlton Hotel failed for a fourth week in a row. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory.

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BRIDGETOWN – The World Health Organization (WHO) has removed its Zika virus country classification scheme from countries in the region. The scheme had categorized most of the Caribbean territories as having active Zika virus transmission. This removal of the mosquito borne virus by the WHO comes on the heels of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Five beaches on all three islands in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that three beaches on St. Thomas failed: Lindquist and Sapphire this

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said today that the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill are now closed. The facilities were temporarily closed today due to heavy smoke caused by a fire which started in the mulch pile at the entrance of the facility on

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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that it in monitoring the fire that began at the Anguilla Landfill in the early morning hours Sunday. The fire reportedly originated in the mulch section at the entrance to the Anguilla Landfill about 3 a.m. on Sunday, according

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said this morning there is an active fire in the mulch section at the entrance of the Anguilla Landfill. The fire ignited today at about 3 a.m., according to VIWMA. The Virgin Islands Fire Service, VIWMA contractors and staff are working

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BLUEBEARDS BEACH: Is on the East End of St. Thomas near Turquoise Bay and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen. Bluebeards beach has failed DPNR water quality testing two weeks in a row. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Six beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria

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