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August 13th, 2019
There’s an ‘entity’ that doesn’t care about the people- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying the government and people have to fight it, Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told the House of Assembly on July 25, 2019 that there is an entity that appears to be insensitive even to the emergency needs of the people of the territory.

July 17th, 2019
400 air filter masks procured for landfill smoke affected residents – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Smoke and fume affected residents in West End and in proximity to the Pockwood Pond Incinerator will be given masks in the interim, as works on key components to make the incinerator operable is likely to be completed by mid-September 2019.

April 26th, 2019
Gov’t fast tracks Pockwood Pond Incinerator repairs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) via its Post Meeting Statements for April 3 through 17, 2019, have indicated that a waiver of the tender process for procuring key equipment has been instituted in an effort to fast track repairs to the Incinerator Plant in Pockwood Pond.

November 29th, 2018
‘Dumpsite on the Hill’ above Pockwood Pond incinerator now in use-Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A fire that erupted at the Pockwood Pond garbage incinerator on Monday, November 26, 2018, has been brought under control and the public is currently being advised to use the dumpsite on the hill, above the incinerator, where incoming waste will be land-filled in the interim.

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