FAS community volunteers clean-up Okkodo pipeline area

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Multiple organizations representing the island nations of the Freely Associated States participated in a clean-up drive on Saturday, April 27 (Photo from Sen. Clynt Ridgell's Office)

“Most members of the FAS community are good hard-working people who care about the island of Guam.”

– Sen. Clynt Ridgell

Guam – Multiple organizations representing the island nations of the Freely Associated States participated in a clean-up drive on Saturday, April 27, from Artero Drive through Chalan Kareta in Dededo along the Okkodo pipeline.

Senator Clynt Ridgell’s Office organized the cleanup as part of regular efforts to address the on-going problem of illegal dumping on island.

According to a release from the senator’s office, the following organizations assisted in the cleanup: Dededo Mayor’s Office, FSM Association, Chuuk Association of Guam, ECC Association of Guam, Foneni Achocho Sensu, WENO Association of Guam, PAATA Tupunion Association of Guam, University of Guam Chuukese Student Association, Micronesian Resource Center, and the Island-Wide Beautification Task Force. 

Ridgell said, “Most members of the FAS community are good hard-working people who care about the island of Guam. This is one way we can show how much we care about the island and how appreciative we are for the hospitality we have been shown.”