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Coast Guard sets probe of oil leak at Sual power plant

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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Tuesday said it was issuing an inspection apprehension report (IAR) to the operator of a coal-fired power plant here for the oil leak in one of its facilities that may have contaminated Cabalitian Bay.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Cemetiquette’: Do’s, don’t’s on Nov. 1 and 2

THOU SHALT NOT BE A PIG  Zero waste advocates wearing pig face masks with garbage on their bodies issue 10 commandments to guide their conduct in the cemetery and show respect for their beloved dead. Miss Philippines Earth beauties do the “Zombasura dance” with members of EcoWaste Coalition.  JOAN BONDOC

People trooping to cemeteries this weekend to mark All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day should study their “Cemetiquette” so they would not litter the graveyards with their garbage.

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

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


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 »

‘Green’ advocates back PH call on toxic waste

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Environmental advocates from 30 countries and territories around the world have backed the call of a local environmental group for the Canadian government to take back the 50 containers shipped to Manila earlier this year which turned out to contain garbage, including items possibly hazardous to health.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Campaign on to save ‘cleanest’ river in PH


The Cantingas River, which meanders to its headwaters on Mt. Guiting-guiting, supplies 90 percent of Sibuyan Island’s electricity, showing the rest of the world how a small island-community benefits from renewable energy.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »