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Environmental team probes fishkill in Bataan

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) sent a team to this town on Friday to investigate a supposed fishkill, which residents of a coastal village here attributed to bunker oil that they said leaked from the Bataan Thermal Power Plant (BTPP) in Barangay (village) Kitang Dos.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fishkill destroys P52.5 million worth of tilapia stock in Camarines Sur town

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A two-week old fishkill has hit 70 percent of 18,770 tilapia fish cages in Lake Bato, affecting an estimated P52.5 million worth of tilapia stock, the Municipal Agriculture Office said Wednesday.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fish kill in Guimaras linked to new oil spill


Guimaras officials and residents have reported a case of fish kill along the coast of a village contaminated by bunker fuel from a sunken vessel.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dead ‘bangus’ in bay leads to sharp drop in prices


“Bangus” (milkfish) prices plunged from P90 a kilo to P10 for a whole week at the end of June when news broke out that rotting bangus were flushed down Sual Bay, prompting the local government to consider suing fish cage owners for economic sabotage.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


The fishkill scourge has again affected the town of Anda, days after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) declared its waters in western Pangasinan free of red tide.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »