VROMI: Traffic interruption due to Road Works

Call VROMI About Pothole

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that there will be interruption with the traffic flow on the Cole Bay road due to work being carried out in connection with the road paving/patching 2018 project. Weather permitting, work will start during evening More...

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Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, October 29th, 2018

A lot of hot air

By Hilbert Haar After Envirogreen it is now Enviropower to get a shot at building a waste-to-energy facility on Pond Island. The company recently made a presentation in the parliamentary committee for environment More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Enemy of the people

By Hilbert Haar A giant murderer, a toxic monster and we need immediate action. Minister Miklos Giterson used all these words in January and February of this year when he spoke about the dump. It is now August and More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Citizens take Government to Court regarding the dump

On August 24, 2018, Mrs B. Cannegieter, Mr C. Koster and the law firm BZSE Attorneys at Law/Tax Lawyers filed a petition for an injunction against Country Sint Maarten and the operator of the dump. The plaintiffs More...

GreenBox Team
By The Publisher On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Over 2,000 students to start recycling with GreenBox

PHILIPSBURG — Over 2000 students and teachers across seven Catholic elementary and high schools will start the school year with recycling on campus. The goal of this project is to promote in-classroom sorting More...

Miklos Gitterson - Minister of VROMI
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

VROMI announces daily closing of landfill dump site at 6pm

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), Miklos Giterson, informs the general public that as of today, August 9th, the main landfill will close at 6pm More...

Facebook Post Police Force Dump Fire - 20180807
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Reaction Public Prosecutor’s Office on recent dump fire

Philipsburg — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has taken note of concerns on social media platforms concerning the recent dump fire of Wednesday, August 8, 2018. In response to whether or not the Public Prosecutor’s More...

Dump on Fire - 2018080703
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Police drone footage of fire at original landfill dump site; residents urged to close all door and windows and avoid inhalation of the toxic smoke

POND ISLAND — Once again, the original dump site at the landfill on Pond Island is on fire. The Fire Department is hard at work on containing the fire at the dump on Pond Island which erupted during the late More...

Angry Waves at Belair
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Coastal residents advised to have plans in place for storm surge flooding

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Coastal residents are advised to have plans in place for possible storm surge in the event of a passing hurricane along the south coastal areas of the country. Office of Disaster More...

Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has developed adaptive risk management strategies for coastal communities. Coastal More...