DPNR Asks People Affected By Red Mud Removal To Attend Meeting
Arial view of the red mud removal project
FREDERIKSTED – The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said it will hold a town hall meeting next week on the red mud removal work being done at the St. Croix Renaissance site.
DPNR’s Division of Environmental Protection will hold the public meeting in order to “solicit comments and concerns from the community” about the work being done on St. Croix’s South Shore.
“We are especially urging those residents in the Estate New Works, Profit and Bethlehem areas to come out to this meeting and voice their concerns as well as to hear what the department has been doing in this regard,” said Commissioner Dawn Henry.
The meeting will be held on Thursday September 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of the Virgin Islands’ Great Hall on the St. Croix Campus, Henry said.
All interested people are invited to attend. For more information please contact Norman Williams, Jr., Director of Environmental Protection at (340) 773-1082.