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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that the Bovoni Landfill will once again accept “green waste and seaweed” in St. Thomas effective today. But the ban on green waste and seaweed is still in effect for the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix, according to VIWMA. “The

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that there was an active fire at the Anguilla Landfill at 8:04 p.m. tonight. Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) and VIWMA contractors and personnel are “working expeditiously to bring the fire under control. VIWMA advises the public and all haulers that

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that an active fire was observed on the south east perimeter slope of St. Croix’s Anguilla landfill at 7:10 p.m. on Sunday. Virgin Islands Fire Services were called in to fight the fire and were able to effectively control the blaze,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked all residents to only flush toilet paper down the drain. “Do not flush disinfecting wipes nor other non-flushable items,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. “Always dispose of non-flushable items in the trash.” While the CDC and WHO continues to encourage

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said today that it will begin routine sewer line cleaning on Strand Street in the west end port town starting Monday. Work will continue in Frederiksted until April 21, according to the VIWMA. While the work is going on, portions of

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FREDERIKSTED — As more residents use personal protective equipment (PPE) to slow the spread of the corona virus, COVID-19, the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the public that the increase in improperly discarded gloves and masks is an environmental concern as well as a health concern in the

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) told solid waste haulers that the Anguilla Landfill is closed due to slippery road conditions caused by heavy rains recently affecting St. Croix. The landfill closure has prevented the transfer of residential solid waste from the Peters’ Rest Convenience Center (PRCC)

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority reported an active fire at the Anguilla Landfill on Friday. “Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors and personnel are working expeditiously to bring the fire under control,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. “VIWMA advises the public and all haulers that landfill

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said an active fire was reported at the Anguilla Landfill at 11:04 p.m. Friday. “The fire is located on the east corner of the Landfill,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. “Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors and personnel are working expeditiously to bring the fire under control.” VIWMA

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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor is urging the public to avoid becoming a burglary victim this holiday season. It is proven nationally that burglaries spike during the Christmas season. The VIPD is urging the community not to place the empty boxes of appliances and televisions in front of

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