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CA denies writ of kalikasan vs landfill

A LANDFILL developer, Ecoshield Development Corp. (EDC), has been nurturing mangroves that would line a sanitary landfill it is building in Bulacan province’s Obando town. The Court of Appeals allowed EDC to proceed with the work, junking an environmental complaint filed by Obando folk to stop the project.  TONETTE OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Citing the need to revive a river in Bulacan province and to clean up Manila Bay, the Court of Appeals (CA) last month dismissed a petition of residents in Obando town to issue a writ of kalikasan and temporary environmental protection order against a sanitary landfill being built there.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Villagers slam stench from trash dump

THESE accumulated garbage turn Angeles City’s materials recovery facility into an open dump. JUN MALIG / Inquirer Central Luzon

Residents of Pampang village here have been complaining of stench from some 12,000 metric tons of garbage that had accumulated at the local government’s materials recovery facility (MRF) near the city’s market, hospital and schools.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dump cracks alarm Benguet exec

This capital town of Benguet province is facing a trash slide, similar to what happened to a facility in neighboring Baguio City in 2011, unless the local government starts improving its waste management system.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday warned candidates in the barangay polls not to use her as their “endorser.”

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

What went before

On July 10, 2000, a garbage avalanche at the Payatas dump in Quezon City killed more than 200 persons and buried thousands of homes. About 80 bodies had not been found.

Posted: April 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »