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Faucets sold in Manila stores positive for lead

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An environment and consumer safety watch group has urged the government to strictly enforce a ban on the sale of water pipes with high lead content, particularly in some stores in Manila.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DENR answer to pollution: Advance clean fuel schedule, junk old cars

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Criticized for lagging behind in adopting cleaner fuel standards, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has proposed advancing the implementation of the Euro 4 fuel standards for new passenger and light duty vehicles.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Farmers ask SC to lift CA order vs Bt eggplant production

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A group of farmers from Pangasinan and Bukidnon has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a Court of Appeals decision that stopped the field trial of the genetically modified (GM) eggplant as their livelihood might be adversely affected by the decision.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3M trees planted in ‘Treevolution’

An army of 160,000 people join ‘TreeVolution’ in Mindanao. Photo by Saranggani PNP

Officials said more than three million trees had been planted across Mindanao in a bid to beat India’s world record for most trees planted in an hour.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Church seeks stop to sale of land in watershed

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A suit filed by the Church and private individuals seeks to strip a watershed in the town of Benguet province of all commercial activity, including the construction of a supposedly ecological resort being developed by a congressman.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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