Latest Stories
Home » Environmental Issues You are browsing entries tagged with “Environmental Issues”

Protect God’s creation, Tagle urges faithful


“Be good protectors and caretakers of the environment.”

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SBMA to send 16 containers back to Manila port


At least 16 containers sent here on Friday will be returned to the Port of Manila after these were found to be emitting a foul smell or leaking a still unidentified substance, according to Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) officials.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Tree planting now a must for able-bodied Parañaque residents


The Parañaque government has made it mandatory for able-bodied residents who are at least 12 years old to plant one tree annually.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Philex Mining allowed to resume Padcal operations 2 years after tailings leak

ON AUG. 1 last year, Tailings Storage Facility No. 3 of Philex Mining Corp. in Itogon, Benguet, leaked and spilled 20 million metric tons of silt into the Balog Creek and Agno River. As of late April, Philex officials said cleanup in the creek was 98-percent complete. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau has allowed Philex Mining Corp. to finally resume its operations in its Padcal mine in Benguet, roughly two years after the company was slapped with a cease and desist order.

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

‘To decongest Manila port, send back trash, diaper cargo to Canada’


Looking for a quick way to ease congestion at the Port of Manila? An environmental group has proposed a solution: Send back to Canada 50 freight containers of toxic waste shipped by an Ontario-based company to its consignee in Valenzuela City last year.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »