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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Local government

Displaced Vessel Removal to Begin in Salt River Bay and Long Reef

“DPNR prioritized these areas because the displaced vessels and hazardous materials aboard are impacting these environmentally sensitive areas,” said Commissioner Dawn L. Henry Esq.

FEMA Extends Deadline to Request Public Assistance Grant Funding Until November 20

The deadline for government departments, semi-autonomous agencies and private non-profits to request FEMA Public Assistance (PA) funding has been extended until Nov. 20.

VIWMA Advises Community of Proper Solid Waste, Waste Water Disposal Regulations

Trash illegally dumped in neighborhoods causes health hazards for the residents.

VIWMA Advises Haulers of Proper Procedures on Roadways

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds all haulers to please observe the following rules:

DLCA Coordinates Consumer Remedies Due to Unfair Request From Mobile Phone and ISPs

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) has been investigating cellphone and Internet service provider policies instituted to give clients credit because of mobile service inactivity during the months of September and October.

Social Security Administration Re-Opens Office on St. Thomas Post Hurricanes

People may experience longer than normal wait times in the re-opened office as the agency is not yet able to provide all Social Security services.

Houseboat Owners and Renters Should Register With FEMA for Assistance

People who were living on a houseboat when the hurricanes hit the U.S. Virgin Islands could be eligible for federal disaster assistance.

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Nov. 2

WAPA gives reports on what progress it is making on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured V.I. Residents Needing Medicine

The program pays for prescription medications for people without health insurance who are affected by disasters. Thirteen pharmacies in the territory participate in EPAP.

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Nov. 1

WAPA gives reports on what progress it is making on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.





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