The Community of Saint-Martin informs the residents of the area of Cul de Sac that the collection and spreading of brown algae (so-called Sargasses) was once again carried out in the area of the landing stage of Cul Of Bag, during the period from Thursday 03 to Monday 07 September 2015.
Pending the beach cleaning operations will soon be carried out by the Green Brigade, who will speak in this heavily impacted by the phenomenon sector, cleaning operations using an excavator will be regularly carried out in the weeks are coming.
The State and the Community of Saint Martin make every effort to best address this environmental problem and meet the expectations of the population.
Health effects such as eye irritation, irritation of the respiratory tract, nausea, headache may occur in case of prolonged exposure. It is therefore advisable for sensitive people not to frequent impacted beaches.
The Community of Saint-Martin thanks you for your understanding.