EPA in the Pacific Islands
- American Samoa
- Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
- Fukushima Nuclear Emergency Radiation Monitoring
- American Samoa Achieving 100% Renewable Energy through Solar & Battery Storage System
American Samoa’s Ta’u Island is now operating on 100% renewable energy from a utility-scale solar and battery storage microgrid system. EPA supported the project with a grant to the American Samoa Power Authority, the public utility, to help bring clean, reliable power to this rural U.S. territory. The American Samoa Power Authority set a goal for the Manu’a Islands, which include Ta’u Island where this project is located, to be fully free of fossil fuel electricity; this project will allow them to reach this very ambitious goal.
- EPA awards $7.8 million to Guam for water infrastructure projects
Since 2010, EPA has awarded over $65 million in Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water funds to Guam Waterworks Authority, which provides utility services to residents for the design and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure. This year’s funding will help Guam provide cleaner, safer drinking water, while protecting its coral reefs.
- EPA awards over $6.4 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands for water infrastructure projects
Since 2010, EPA has awarded over $49 million to in Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water funds to the Commonwealth Utilities Corporation, which provides utility services to residents for the design and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure. This year’s funding will be used to provide 24-hour drinking water service to customers, improve drinking water quality, and prevent water pollution.
EPA News Releases for:
- American Samoa (AS)
- Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (MP)
- Guam (GU)
- Marshall Islands (MH)
- Micronesia (FM)
- Palau (PW)