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Repeat clean audits for EPA

Repeat clean audits for EPA

RMI EPA staff joined together last week to celebrate the second consecutive year of “no-finding” audits. “We wanted to share this photo of staff and board of directors of RMI EPA holding yet another clean audit for FY2019, two years in a row now A+,” said EPA General Manager Moriana Phillip. The Deloitte audit showed […]

Can the RMI stay free of Covid-19?

Can the RMI stay free of Covid-19?

GIFF JOHNSON Top RMI leaders are reportedly considering the possibility of a charter flight to return home Marshallese citizens stranded in Hawaii, Guam and elsewhere by the Covid-19 coronavirus travel ban. This comes as Cabinet is scheduled to meet Thursday this week to consider the recommendations from the National Disaster Committee for either a 14-day […]

Major fisheries facility proposed

Major fisheries facility proposed

GIFF JOHNSON Pacific International Inc. is proposing a major land reclamation project as part of developing a wide-range of on-shore facilities and services to support fishing vessels in Majuro. The plan was outlined by PII Manager Bobby Muller at a public hearing sponsored by the RMI EPA Monday held at Marshall Islands Resort’s Lomalo Room. […]

Trash talking in our schools

Trash talking in our schools

The Clean School Program has distributed three wire trash bins to 15 schools on Majuro earlier this month. The Clean School Program is leaded by RMI EPA Education and Awareness Division and supported by Public School System, Majuro Atoll Waste Company, MALGov and Japan International Cooperation Agency. The aim of this project is to reduce […]

EPA lab gets US certification

EPA lab gets US certification

The RMI EPA Majuro water quality laboratory was re-certified last week to analyze drinking water under the Colilert Method and marine and other surface water samples under the Enterolert Method.  The US Freely Associated States Laboratory Certification Program issued the re-certification for a two-year term following review of the laboratory.  During the certification audit, Majuro […]

US EPA helps us with quality of water

US EPA helps us with quality of water

Is your water acidic or basic? Does it have a lot of oxygen, a little; or something in-between? What is the water temperature, is it salty, and how cloudy is it? What is the concentration of chlorophyll-containing algae floating around? The RMI EPA will start answering these questions when taking routine water samples from water […]