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Promoting water safety

Promoting water safety

UN World Water Day on Monday was celebrated late last month outside the RMI Environmental Protection Authority office. The agency hosted training sessions outside the office that were joined in by dozens of interested people. The training presentations including how to use bleach to disinfect things and how to use it to treat drinking water, alternative treatments […]

EPA responds to Ebeye water problems

EPA responds to Ebeye water problems

An outbreak of diarrhea on Ebeye could be linked to the high percentage of private and public water catchments that are contaminated with E.coli (human or animal waste) or other forms of contaminants. In response to requests for assistance from authorities on Ebeye, RMI EPA laboratory technician Paul Paul went to Ebeye to conduct numerous […]

Kwaj fish pose cancer risk

Kwaj fish pose cancer risk

Reef fish throughout the Kwajalein lagoon are contaminated with toxic pollutants which sharply increase risks of cancer, learning disabilities and other health impacts on consumers, said the RMI EPA this week. Two key US Army draft reports presented to RMI late last year conclude that because Marshallese eat the “whole of fish,” and eat a […]