Tag archive for ‘dump fire’
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Wever foils creative attempt to light dump with flare gun

PHILIPSBURG — According to press release issued the night of Sunday, September 15, hours after giving a presentation on the Philipsburg Dumpsite, Minister of VROMI Christopher Wever foiled what appears to be More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Minister Emil Lee addresses comments on dump fire testing results

POND ISLAND — In the Council of Ministers press briefing of Wednesday, November 7th, Minister of Public Health, Emil Lee, addressed the recent comments made in the media pertaining to the emissions from the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Photo of the Day: “Smoke City”


By The Publisher On Saturday, April 21st, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Government addresses second major fire on Pond Island

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin in an update on Tuesday evening says the Government Administration Building will remain closed to the public on Wednesday, February 7. The second More...