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October 21st, 2019
‘If you give me $1M I can fix’ CGB beach issue – John I. Cline

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Claiming to have no knowledge of what is being done to fix the issue of the Cane Garden Bay Beach being contaminated, especially due to sewerage overflows and after heavy downpours, outspoken citizen and clergyman John I. Cline aka ‘Bishop’ has challenged government to give him $1M to have the issue permanently resolved.

October 9th, 2019
High risk of waterborne illness from cistern water in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Nine of 10 houses in the Virgin Islands rely on cistern water as the main residential water supply, a study conducted by the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.

April 27th, 2017
Robin Hood flour recalled; One major supermarket ‘unaware’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least one major supermarket on island confirmed to this news site, that they were unaware of a consumer alert on Robin Hood products recall, where the Environmental Health Department called on all to discontinue the use of certain Robin Hood Products or risk being ill.

July 28th, 2012
Potable water at “serious risk” of sewage contamination - Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Indiscriminate disposal of sewage and liquid waste continues to be a prominent cause for public health concern in the Virgin Islands (VI) with potable water supplies being placed at a serious risk of contamination by sewage.

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