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AS-EPA personnel conducting sanitary survey of Satellite Water System
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) recently completed a Sanitary Survey of the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) Satellite System as part of AS-EPA’s regulatory programs. Sanitary surveys are required every three years and involve the review...
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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed the availability of $300,000 in federal grant funds for American Samoa from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “Federal funding through grants and other sources is essential for our islands to have important services,” said Aumua...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has identified eleven ASG entities that will be part of the local task force when the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducts the next review of the Public Debt Outlook of the five US territories, which includes American Samoa. In a...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  A man accused of assaulting his girlfriend is facing three counts of third degree assault and one count of public peace disturbance — all misdemeanors. Besides allegedly assaulting his girlfriend, Lologa Galuega is also accused of assaulting a cousin who was trying to...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s appointment as Chair of the 9th Polynesian Leaders Group (PLG) Summit next year is among the issues on the agenda for next week’s PLG summit hosted this year by Tuvalu from June 25-29, under the theme, “Protect the Pacific - Polynesian Connection”. Gov....
 US Vice President Mike greets American Samoa's US army reserves in Pago Pago, Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Washington, D.C. — Any grievance over US citizenship from persons born in American Samoa should be directed to the US Congress, the US Justice Department says. The message was contained in the department's filings at the Federal Court in Utah's Salt Lake City, where three American Samoans have...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Washington state-based Tri Marine International is supportive of a proposed federal rule that seeks to split the fishing days in the Effort Limit Area for Purse Seine (ELAPS). However, it also notes its concern about another proposed rule to require a two-month FAD...
Latalata Samuelu of Leone is this year’s US Territories History Teacher of the Year
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Latalata Samuelu a teacher at Leone High School has been named the 2018 U.S Territories History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two females were arrested by police last week and charged with disturbing the public peace in their neighborhood. Leinara Fruean, a 23-year-old from Mapusaga and Taeaolelei Talatau, a 25-year-old from Pava’ia’i made their initial appearances in District Court last week,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Small Business Administration has issued more than $9 million in small interest loans to those in American Samoa impacted by Tropical Storm Gita earlier this year. And SBA reminds local residents that its Disaster Loan Outreach Center officially closes at the end...

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