August 19, 2017 7:20 am Last modified: 6:49 am

Environment

Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Is Accepting Applications for 2017 Funding

Grants will be awarded based on the potential of the proposed project to promote an integrated approach to addressing shared environmental concerns across island boundaries as well as to projects that contribute to trans-boundary solutions for environmental problems.
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Energy Offices to Close for One Day

VIEO informs the public that its offices on St. Croix and St. Thomas will be closed on Thursday, April 6.
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Beach Advisory for March 24-30

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water
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Beach Advisory for Week of March 27-31

DPNR announces that due to heavy rains in the past 24-hours, the Division of Environmental Protection anticipates negative environmental impacts.
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McDonald’s V.I. Will Participate in Earth Hour for 9th Consecutive Year

Each year, Earth Hour unites millions of people around the globe in the world’s largest grassroots movement.
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Beach Advisory for March 13-17

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following.
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DPNR Warns Public to Use Caution: Storm Water Beach Advisory

Due to heavy rains and high surf zones this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.
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Beach Advisory for February 20-24

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, advises the public of the fo
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Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation Area in U.S. Caribbean Waters to Begin

NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for any fish species in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix.
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Beach Advisory for February 6-10

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces the results the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at swimming beaches throughout the territory.
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