Stop Backyard Burning, Residents Told

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 4:06pm

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Lionel Michael is appealing to residents to refrain from backyard burning because of the environmental and personal health impact on the community. 

Targeted Fogging In The Road Town Area

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 - 4:13pm

Fogging will continue in the Road Town area beginning Thursday February 8 between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

The Clean-Up And Clearing Of Debris From Beaches

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 4:39pm

Madame Speaker, I address this Honourable House to report on the progress made in the massive job of cleaning up our beaches and clearing the same of any marine debris which accumulated along our shores.  

Assist Mangroves To Thrive Once Again

Friday, 8 December 2017 - 2:05pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is appealing to the Virgin Islands community to give due care and attention when working in and around mangroves during this critical time in their recovery following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Cane Garden Bay Beach Is Closed Due To Poor Water Quality

Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 5:36pm

The Cane Garden Bay beach is closed for recreational use until further notice due to poor water quality.

Premier Smith's Statement On Progress Of Finalising Recovery Efforts Following Tropical Wave In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 11 August 2017 - 6:15pm

My fellow Virgin Islanders and residents of this Territory: This morning, I had the opportunity to visit different areas in Tortola as we, as a Territory, continue our recovery efforts.

Environmental Levy Takes Effect September 1

Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 2:29pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding visitors to the Territory that effective September 1, an environmental and tourism levy of $10.00 will be collected on arrival at all ports of entry.

Environmental And Tourism Levy Leaflet

Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 12:30pm

Premier Smith- ‘A Clean Environment Starts With Us’

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 3:37pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Orlando D. Smith, OBE, has called on residents to stop the improper dumping of garbage and keep the environment clean.

Remarks By Honourable Pickering - The Virgin Islands Must Act To Protect Against Threats Of Climate Change

Monday, 17 July 2017 - 4:07pm

There are milestones in the development of any country,and there are turning points that determine the destiny of a place under shifting circumstances.

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