Dump lawsuit set for ruling on July 26

BZSE Law - Citizen Take Government to Court about Dump

PHILIPSBURG – The court case against country St. Maarten and the manager of the landfill, Robelto&Son is near its conclusion. The plaintiffs, Barbara Cannegieter, attorney Camiel Koster and his law office BZSE have asked the court for a ruling that is now expected to be delivered in two weeks time, on July 26. The plaintiffs filed an injunction More...

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Sargassum seaweed on beach in Point Blanche - 2019070801 SA
By The Publisher On Monday, July 8th, 2019

“Sargassum invasion is a never-ending story”

PHILIPSBURG — Invited to comment on the clean up campaign the ministry of VROMI is currently undertaking in Pointe Blanche, head of Public Works Claudius Buncamper stated that immediate action had to be taken More...

Governor Holiday at Symposium June 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2019

Steps must be taken for our country to be resilient

CUPECOY — His Excellency the Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday adequately set the tone for the 2019 Governor’s Symposium which was held at the American University of the Caribbean campus in Cupecoy on Friday. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Government studies alternatives for waste-to-energy plant for dump

PHILIPSBURG – While the parliamentary committee for Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) debated last week the proposal for the construction of a waste-to-energy plant with the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Lofty goals in Roadmap to Waste Management

PHILIPSBURG -- “Sint Maarten is a clean and sustainable island, based on the principles of a circular economy. The waste situation is fully under control with minimum impact to the environment and in line with More...

Dutch Quarter road sewerage project - 2 Apr 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Dutch Quarter sewerage project stopped

DUTCH QUARTER — The Dutch Quarter sewerage project which took off with a quite an impressive start is now stalled for financial reasons. This project which is financed by European funding is said to have More...

Dutch Quarter sewage project works 1 (2)
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Dutch Quarter sewerage project progressing

~ Young employees praise supervisor for training ~ DUTCH QUARTER — The Minister responsible for Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Miklos Giterson has announced that the Dutch More...

Shipwreck Airport Road 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Though colorful they still need removing

SIMPSON BAY — A colorful but curious aspect during the 39th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was brought to the attention of StMaartenNews.com this past weekend. At least ten boat wrecks can be seen along the More...

Minister of VROMI Miklos Giterson - 27 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Emilio Wilson Estate to be the first protected park area

PHILIPSBURG — Emilio Wilson Park is to be the first terrestrial land based protected area on St. Maarten. The creation of a nature park can only have a positive impact on the flora and fauna, and also have More...

Parliament meeting on GEBE with MP Frans Richardson - 5 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

MP Richardson suggests new company for renewable energy

PHILIPSBURG – United St. Maarten party MP Frans Richardson suggested that during a central committee meeting on Tuesday that GEBE establish a new company for the production of renewable energy and give the More...