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Mexico acid leak leaves orange river, toxic water


Ramona Yesenia stood in her town square with two empty jugs, waiting for water to replace the municipal supply contaminated by a chemical spill that turned Mexico’s Sonora river orange.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cebu town files P213-M damage suit vs 2 shipping firms over 2013 oil spill

A boy (bottom left) holds two oil-coated bagasi, salt water eels, which thrives in Cordova town, Mactan  Island Cebu. Oil spill is seen in the waters near the shore of Mactan Isldan. Photo from the Office of Cebu Rep. Luigi Quisumbing

The Cordova municipal government and fisherfolk groups filed on Thursday a multi-million-peso damage suit against the owners of two sea vessels that collided and leaked oil in 2013, damaging the town’s marine environment.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Filipino Catholics urged: Protect environment, God’s creation


In its annual “Season for Creation” campaign to be launched next month, the Archdiocese of Manila will focus on “key ecological issues faced by the country,” including the planned reclamation by various business groups of more than 26,200 hectares on Manila Bay.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Multiple trash bins in all QC public places pushed


A Quezon City councilor has pushed for the approval of a measure that will make it mandatory for operators or administrators of malls, parks and playgrounds to install separate trash bins for recyclable and nonrecyclable garbage.

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

Writ sought to stop Cavite water project


A group of concerned residents from the towns of Indang and Naic in Cavite has filed a petition in the Court of Appeals for the issuance of a writ of kalikasan for the government to stop what it described as a “destructive”water project in Indang.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »