Energy and Environment

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry September 10, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT SHARES RESULTS OF LIMETREE ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the results of her office’s Limetree Economic Impact Survey: “My office recently conducted a survey to gather constituent information c...

PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES

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PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND MEMBERS REPRESENTING U.S. TERRITORIES SEND LETTER REQUESTING MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN ON U.S. TERRITORIES WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to the President requesting a meeting with all the territorial Members of Congress: “Recently, I along with t...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT STATEMENT ON LIMETREE REFINERY ANNOUNCEMENT TO SUSPEND PLANS TO RESTART REFINERY OPERATIONS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Budget Committee and Committee on Agriculture, released the following statement regarding the announcement of Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR) to suspend plans to restart refinery ...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)’S RECENT ACTION TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 22, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)’S RECENT ACTION TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statemen...

PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON EPA DECISION TO PAUSE LIMETREE BAY REFINERY OPERATIONS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry May 14, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT ISSUES STATEMENT ON EPA DECISION TO PAUSE LIMETREE BAY REFINERY OPERATIONS St. Croix, USVI – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the EPA’s recent decision to pause operations at the Limetree Bay Refinery on St. Croix: “My office has been in discussions with ...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $3,000,000 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND MARINE FISHERY PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE BEEN NEGATIVELY AFFECTED BY COVID–19

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry March 29, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $3,000,000 IN FUNDING FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND MARINE FISHERY PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE BEEN NEGATIVELY AFFECTED BY COVID–19 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after...

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 2053, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILD

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CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT INTRODUCES H.R. 2053, THE RESILIENCY ENHANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, TO IMPROVE RESILIENCY AS THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REBUILD Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding H.R. 2053, the Resiliency Enhancement Act of 2021, legislation recently introduced in the House of Representatives to allow the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico t...

HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES PLASKETT BILL TO DESIGNATE ST. CROIX AS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA Washington, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of her legislation, the St. Croix National Heritage Area Act, included in H.R. 803, the Protecting America’s Wilderness a...

PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 26, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT PLASKETT AND HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO DELIVER BOLD RELIEF FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE - INCLUDING $584 MILLION TO VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT Washington, DC - Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R.1319): “The coronaviru...

CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry February 16, 2021 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN PLASKETT APPLAUDS THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE’S PROGRESS IN CANEEL BAY ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding the next phase of environmental assessments at Caneel Bay being conducted by the National Park Service...