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Tag archive for ‘dump’
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
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MP Buncamper faces three years in prison

PHILIPSBURG — The public prosecutor demanded on Monday a 3-year prison sentence against Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper and a 12-month sentence against his wife, former Public Health Minister Maria More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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SER policy-brief about dump: Turn Pond Island into residential area – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — The landfill on Pond Island, commonly referred to as the dump, remains a bone of contention now that 200 residents who live near it have to be relocated. The government has done basically nothing More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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MP Buncamper questions landfill maintenance

PHILIPSBURG — The budget to maintain the landfill is lowered by 610,000 guilders in the draft 2021 budget. Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper (United St. Maarten party) wants to know from Minister Egbert More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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Enemy of the people

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