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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 2020 Pacific Islands Environment Directors’ Meeting, which is generally held around this time of the year in San Francisco, California at the US EPA Region 9 headquarter has now gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Samoa Environmental Protection...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Matalasi Moliga has submitted to the Fono proposed legislation to ban the importation and sale in American Samoa of “polystyrene foam” or styrofoam containers — which he says has a “detrimental effect” on public health, land, and marine environment. “...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) is exploring options to either reuse and/ or recycle used oil on island or dispose of it off island, says Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, who added that the ASEPA has been working on plans to remove hazardous waste...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) is strongly supporting a proposed ban on Styrofoam containers. Still in the discussion phase, the proposal is expected to be introduced in the Fono next month, when the next session of the 36th Legislature...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Samoa News learned that StarKist Co., chief executive officer and president, Andrew Choe visited the territory briefly, arriving last week Thursday and departing Tuesday this week; and while here, he met with Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga and other local officials. When...