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NOAA Outlines ‘Necessary Actions’ for Coastal Zone Management

First of three stories on Coastal Zone Management in the USVI. In August 2017, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration conducted a 10-year evaluation on...

DPNR Commissioner Recommends Against Adrian Gas Station

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has weighed in against a controversial variance included in a request to rezone a St. John shopping...

DPNR Announces Boating and Mooring Registration, June 11-July 14

Commissioner Dawn L. Henry Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, announces that the Division of Environmental Enforcement will commence vessel and...

DPNR Adopts More Stringent Threshold for Beach Water Quality Program

Commissioner Dawn L. Henry Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) advises all USVI public beach users of the policy adoption...

U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane-Displaced Vessel Deadline Quickly Approaching

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The Friday deadline is rapidly approaching for vessel owners to declare their intent for hurricane-displaced vessels, and with more than 220 vessels...

LCS Shares Beach Water Quality Results November 1 – 8

Love City Strong has partnered with Surfrider Foundation to independently test beach water quality on St. John. The second round of tests were performed on 17 of...

Ban the Burn in the U.S. Virgin Islands

St. John, USVI  – As the USVI picks up the pieces from the ravages of two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, Island Green Living Association urgently pleads...

New Technology Tests Water Safety

Fifteen years ago, if you went out to Reef Bay on St. John on a weekend, you’d see a half-dozen, very determined pre-teen girls...

Chasing Coral Reaches St. John

Marine enthusiasts and lovers of coral packed the Reef Bay conference room of the Westin Resort on July 14. A DPNR sponsored screening of...

Beach Advisory for July 10-14

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming...

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