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Dump fire smoke - Photo provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump gets hardly attention in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) does not spend a word on the situation at the dump in the draft 2018 budget.  Under a heading that addresses More...

Irma Dump Fire on Pond Island
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation More...

Landfill dump fire government building Pond Island
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump management requires more money

PHILIPSBURG – MP Theo Heyliger, leader of the United Democrats, was right when he observed in a meeting of Parliament in February that the government gets what it is paying for with the management contract for More...

Aerial photo both fires dump sites - 20180206 Photo provided
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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A brief history of the dump

By Hilbert Haar In June 2008  I wrote an article under the headline “Landfill remains until the end of 2010.” It appeared in the now defunct Today newspaper. In the meantime we know better. The landfill is More...

Carnival Fascination in Port St. Maarten - 20180414
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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To write or not to write…. about the dump fire again

Last week Saturday, Carnival Fascination cruise ship was informed about the smoke from the dump by the port authorities and advised not to make a call at the port of St. Maarten. Despite this the captain decided, More...

Dump fire on Pond Island - Provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SHTA Call to Action Regarding the Dump

PHILIPSBURG – “Dear His Majesty King Willem Alexander, His Excellency the Governor Eugene Holiday, Council of Ministers, Honorable Members of Parliament, State Secretary of Kingdom Affair Raymond Knops, Head More...

Dump fire extinguishing - 20180411 HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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New dump-fire emits low-hanging smoke

PHILIPSBURG – A fire on the post-Irma dumpsite on Pond Island ignited on Tuesday night and continued to be a nuisance throughout the day on Wednesday. Low-hanging smoke wafted over Soualiga Boulevard and on social More...

Landfill dump fire government building Pond Island
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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PM and Ferrier to Brussels soon to seek dump funding. Are they serious???

Dear Editor, I read in astonishment that the current Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and the Finance Minister Michael Ferrier will be travelling to Brussels to seek funding for a joint Dutch-side/French-side solution More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Pride sends letter to Governor and Dutch Rep about dump fires

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten Pride foundation board members Jadira Veen (president) and Barbara Cannegieter (secretary) sends a letter to his Excellency Eugene Holiday, Governor of Sint Maarten, and to the Dutch More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Continuation Urgent Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the current situation at the dump including possible solutions

PHILIPSBURG – The House of Parliament will sit in an urgent Central Committee meeting on February 9, 2018. The minister of General Affairs as well as the minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor More...