Energy and Environment

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT REAFFIRMS HER SUPPORT TO GOVERNOR ALBERT BRYAN, JR. AND THE 33RD LEGISLATURE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AMID WAPA STRUGGLES

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry December 22, 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS RELEASE CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT REAFFIRMS HER SUPPORT TO GOVERNOR ALBERT BRYAN, JR. AND THE 33RD LEGISLATURE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AMID WAPA STRUGGLES Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett reaffirmed her support to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and the 33rd Legislature of the Virgin Island... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DIVERT FUNDING FROM FEMA TO PAY FOR ICE INDEFINITE DETENTION OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY E. PLASKETT EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DIVERT FUNDING FROM FEMA TO PAY FOR ICE INDEFINITE DETENTION OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on news that the President is diverting $271 million from FEMA to pay for a massive increase in ICE detention beds: "News th... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $1,000,000 GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM TO THE TERRITORY OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $1,000.000 grant awarded through the National Coastal Zone Management Program to the Territory of the US Virgin Islands: “Today the... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI)

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PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT SENDS LETTER TO FEMA EXPRESSING HER OPPOSITION TO THE RECENT CHANGE TO THE REPORTING STRUCTURE FOR THE JOINT RECOVERY OFFICE OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS (JRO-USVI) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a letter she sent to FEMA Administrator Gaynor expressing her opposition to the recent change... Read more »

CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS

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For Immediate Release Contact: Michael J. McQuerry June 28. 2019 202-215-8524 PRESS STATEMENT CONGRESSWOMAN STACEY PLASKETT ANNOUNCES $75 MILLION GRANT FOR VITEMA FROM FEMA FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HURRICANE RECOVERY EFFORTS Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement regarding a $75 million grant for VITEMA from FEMA to go towards the rebuilding of the U.S.... Read more »

HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE

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PRESS STATEMENT HOUSE PASSES $19.1 BILLION BICAMERAL, BIPARTISAN DISASTER RELIEF PACKAGE Legislation now cleared for President’s signature Washington, DC — Congresswoman Stacey E. Plasektt released the following statement on the passing of legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by hurricanes and other recent natural disasters: "I am pleased that we have final... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett sends Letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency Disagreeing with its Denial of Governor Mapp’s Request for the Extension of 100 Percent Cost Share for the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power Program

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a letter to the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), William B. Long: “Today I sent a letter to FEMA expressing my disappointment in their decision to deny the request from the Governor to extend ... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces Two Grants from the Department of Interior

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding two grants from the Department of Interior that will streamline the coordination of recovery on St. Croix and to expand water storage capacity and upgrade irrigation systems in support of farmers on St. Thomas. “Today I a... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Says the Federal Government Must Not Forget What Happened in the Virgin Islands

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement to discuss the need for renewed action and accountability for the federal hurricane recovery response in the U.S. Virgin Islands: “Our hearts are with the families along the Carolina coast and in the affected inland areas as they b... Read more »

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Announces $1.8 Million Federal Grant from FEMA for the Virgin Islands to Help with the Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment released the following statement regarding a $1.8 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal grant for the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands associated with Hurricanes Maria and Irma: “Today the U.S. Depart... Read more »