Tag archive for ‘dump’
(Learning Unlimited) LU’s grade 7 students performing their dance - assembly
By Online Editor On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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The beach, pond and dump speak at LU’s St. Maarten Day Assembly

PHILIPSBURG — Learning Unlimited Preparatory School (LU) on Friday held its St. Maarten Day Assembly under the theme “Clean Up St. Maarten” and featured as special guests a beach, the Great Salt Pond More...

BZSE Law - Citizen Take Government to Court about Dump
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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St. Maarten appeals dump-ruling

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten has appealed the court ruling that orders the government to complete the Fire Suppression Plan for the dump by May 1, 2020. On July 26, the court ruled that the country has to pay a More...

Thick clouds of smoke billowed through Philipsburg and the Southwestern districts on Friday, Aug. 31, after a fire was ignited at the Pond Island dumpsite for debris resulting from Hurricane Irma. Here, an excavator driver  tries to smother the fire and lessen the flames. Smoke filled the sky all day Friday.  (D.A. Robin/Photojournalist)
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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The most profitable solution

By Hilbert Haar A ticking time bomb and a government with a history of ignoring court rulings; two observations from the court ruling that orders the government to finally take action and do something about the More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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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...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Asking the right question

Hilbert Haar is on point with his opinion piece about the question whether members of Parliament have a hidden agenda when it comes to solving the problem of our mounting garbage dump. The question we have is why More...

Thick clouds of smoke billowed through Philipsburg and the Southwestern districts on Friday, Aug. 31, after a fire was ignited at the Pond Island dumpsite for debris resulting from Hurricane Irma. Here, an excavator driver  tries to smother the fire and lessen the flames. Smoke filled the sky all day Friday.  (D.A. Robin/Photojournalist)
By The Publisher On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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RIVM to assist VROMI with air quality measurement surrounding the landfill

Philipsburg — From 21 January 2019, a team from the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) will travel to Sint Maarten for a period of 2 weeks, to assist the government (VROMI) More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Asthma patient sounds the alarm over lack of proper medication

~ Minister Lee says asthma medication Ventolin is not covered by SZV ~ PHILIPSBURG – An asthma patient has sounded the alarm over the lack of proper medication in St. Maarten, warning that the situation on More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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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...

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By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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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...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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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...