In 2010 they initiated this course in ILAE's Asian and Oceanian Region Chapters in collaboration with ASEPA and later in United Kingdom in collaboration with ILAE by their Australian-trained counterparts working in UK.
Zarine Mogal, President EAP and member of ASEPA welcomed the guests and participants.
Protecting human health and reducing leptospirosis through implementation of ASEPAs
Piggery Compliance Program; Educating farmers on proper pesticide application techniques, and eliminate illegal importation and use of unregistered/foreign pesticides; Protecting coastal waters, coral reefs and indigenous biota through water quality monitoring and beach monitoring to ensure American Samoa has clean beaches for swimming and fishing; Conducting outreach and education to American Samoas schools and communities, including the Keep American Samoa Beautiful (KASB) Campaign and American Samoas Anti-Litter Program; Cleaning up and supporting the development of formerly contaminated sites; and Inspecting underground and above-ground fuel storage tanks.
, the agency that implements the environmental programs, will receive over $2.2 million to support air, water, and land inspections, monitor the safety of beaches and drinking water, clean up sites contaminated by waste, improve piggery compliance, and respond to emergencies.
The funding will go to support the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA
), including inspections, monitoring the safety of beaches and drinking water, permit writing, enforcement and other facets of their environmental protection programs.