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Tag archive for ‘dump’
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...

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...

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

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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MP Brison suggests enviro-tax to finance waste processing

PHILIPSBURG – Covering the $11.2 million financial burden of garbage collection and processing with fees charged to the approximately 7,000 households would cost these households $1,600 per year, Member of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Dump back on Central Committee-agenda

PHILIPSBURG – The parliament begins next Monday with a series of central committee meetings. On Monday from 10 a.m. the committee handles the draft law administrative appeals and the establishment of the ad hoc More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Unhealthy state

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” – Winston Churchill Today we quote More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump gets hardly attention in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) does not spend a word on the situation at the dump in the draft 2018 budget.  Under a heading that addresses More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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A brief history of the dump

By Hilbert Haar In June 2008  I wrote an article under the headline “Landfill remains until the end of 2010.” It appeared in the now defunct Today newspaper. In the meantime we know better. The landfill is More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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The question nobody ever asked

By Hilbert Haar The dump remains a hot item and for good reason. For decades dump fires have affected the health of citizens and for decades the government had failed to do something about it. The construction of More...






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