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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 »

Parents warned against lead-tainted kiddie chairs


A consumer safety group has cautioned parents to watch where their children sit after it detected high levels of lead in the paint used on kiddie chairs.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

CA denies plea to stop landfill project in Obando, Bulacan

OBANDO, Bulacan

The Court of Appeals has dismissed a petition filed by a group of residents in Obando, Bulacan, opposed to the establishment of a modern sanitary landfill in the town.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »