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Firm in oil spill ordered to do thorough job

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RESIDENTS of Estancia, Iloilo province, hold a candle protest to decry government’s alleged lack of foresight and preparation that the people blamed for the oil spill in their town. NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

A multiagency task force monitoring the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo province, has directed a firm that got an P87-million contract to clean up the spill site to do a thorough job.

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

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The leaking of bunker fuel from a sunken vessel between Iloilo province and Guimaras Island has stopped, said Coast Guard Western Visayas commander Commodore Athelo Ybañez on Saturday.

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

Fish kill in Guimaras linked to new oil spill

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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 »

Coast Guard, cleanup crews move to contain oil slick off Guimaras

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The Philippine Coast Guard said on Wednesday it has started efforts, along with local cleanup teams, to contain the oil sheen and oil drops that were detected off Guimaras, following the sinking of a cargo ship last Sunday.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Guimaras villagers brace for oil spill

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Coastal villages on Guimaras Island are bracing for an oil spill after bunker fuel coming from a sunken cargo ship reached their shores on Monday.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Iloilo execs seek faster spill cleanup

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An official monitoring the progress of operations to clean up the oil spill that aggravated the effects of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on a town in northern Iloilo province is asking the firm handling the cleanup to work faster as the operation is just half completed almost three months after the spill hit the town.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Flaming bus burns 3 shops; toppled tanker spills fuel in QC

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Around P5 million worth of property was destroyed in a roadside fire that started from a bus in Quezon City Thursday night.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Power barge moved away from shore in Estancia

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Salvors on Saturday moved farther from shore a power barge that slammed into the coast of Estancia town in Iloilo at the height of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” causing an oil spill that aggravated the suffering of hundreds of residents that had been displaced by the storm.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Home at last for evacuees of Estancia

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ABOUT 2,000 residents of Estancia town, Iloilo province, have been living in tents and classrooms at Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College for nearly a month after they were evacuated from Barangay Botongon due to a typhoon-triggered oil spill. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

Ester Bacanto, 14, is looking forward to going home today after her village was declared free of toxic fumes from an oil spill induced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Estancia rid of toxic chemical, says DOH

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WORKERS siphon off bunker fuel and manually collect debris on the coast of Estancia town, Iloilo province. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

About 2,000 residents of Estancia town in Iloilo province who were evacuated due to a typhoon-triggered oil spill can now go home, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Residents of Iloilo area affected by oil spill told it’s safe to go home

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WORKERS siphon off bunker fuel and manually collect debris on the coast of Estancia town, Iloilo province. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

About 2,000 residents of Estancia town in Iloilo who were evacuated due to a typhoon-triggered oil spill may now go home, according to the Department of Health.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Militants ask DOJ to file raps vs 4 gov’t agencies over Estancia oil spill

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WORKERS siphon off bunker fuel and manually collect debris on the coast of Estancia town, Iloilo province. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

Militant group on Wednesday urged Justice Secretary Leila De Lima to investigate and file the corresponding criminal complaint against those responsible for the oil spill in Estancia, Northern Iloilo.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Lawmakers shocked water firm bags oil-spill cleanup contract

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Lawmakers on the House committee on energy were shocked when they learned on Monday that the company that bagged the multimillion-peso contract to clean up the oil spill off a fishing town in Iloilo was an operator of neighborhood purified water refilling stations a little over a year ago.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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