The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) on Wednesday issued a notice of violation to the firm salvaging scrap from decommissioned Bataan Thermal Power Plant (BTPP) in Limay town here after the agency confirmed that oil has been leaking from the site.
By Carmel Loise Matus
More than a week after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the province of Bohol, the adjacent island of Panglao that is home to many beach and diving resorts is threatened by bunker fuel leaking out of a ship that sank 20 years ago.
GEE, your hair can save Mother Earth. The Cebu City government is pinning its hopes on human hair and indigenous materials as an eco-friendly strategy to prevent oil leaking out of the sunken MV St. Thomas Aquinas from reaching the city’s shorelines. Vice Mayor Edgar Labella, a survivor of the sinking of the MV Princess [...]
By Frances Mangosing
Additional fatalities to the ill-fated sunken ship MV St. Thomas Aquinas were recovered Monday afternoon, increasing the death toll from the ship collision off Cebu last Friday to 55.
Divers hauled bodies out of rough seas Sunday in the grisly aftermath of a ferry disaster that claimed at least 38 lives, as oil leaked from the submerged vessel.