EPA, Virgin Islands reach deal on St. Croix scrap site cleanup

Sep 12, 2005 | 08:24 AM | Michael Marley

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 2 office has reached an agreement with the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority that will improve conditions at a scrap collection area next to the Anguilla Municipal Solid Waste Landfill in St. Croix.

The agreement calls for the Virgin Islands to remove all scrap metal and other waste materials at the site, clean up any contaminated soil that might be discovered and restore the area, the EPA said in a statement. In addition, the Virgin Islands government must develop a territory-wide plan for the future management of scrap metal and other waste materials. If either the government or the island's Waste Management Authority fails to....





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