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Power plant operator exec disputes PCG’s figure on Sual oil spill damage

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An executive from a power plant firm disputed Tuesday the Philippine Coast Guard’s estimate of the amount of oil spilled at a Pangasinan town.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Raps eyed vs power plant operator over oil spill in Pangasinan town

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A CLEANUP volunteer raises a hand dripping with oil from the sunken ship MV St. Thomas Aquinas that was rammed by a Sulpicio cargo vessel on Aug. 16. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

The Philippine Coast Guard said Tuesday that it will file charges against Team Energy, the operator of the Sual power plant, after a ruptured pipeline spilled 4,000 liters of oil at the Cabalitian Bay in Sual town, Pangasinan province.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Oil spill compensation law unenforced, say lawmakers

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BOTONGON Elementary School in Estancia, Iloilo province, remains unrepaired almost a year after it was damaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Legislators investigating last year’s massive oil spill in Iloilo province decried the failure of government agencies to implement the oil spill compensation law enacted in 2007.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Firm paid amid spill cleanup doubts

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SIGNS of bunker oil still coat the rocky coastline of Barangay Botongon in Estancia, Iloilo. NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

A company which a top provincial official said had no previous record in oil spill cleanup had been paid 90 percent for a cleanup job that had been described as inadequate in a town poisoned by nearly a million liters of bunker fuel at the height of Supertyphoon Yolanda last year.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Oil spill victims protest aid delay

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RESIDENTS of Estancia, Iloilo hold a rally to protest the delay in government help. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Residents still hurting from the effects of an oil spill that occurred just as Super Typhoon “Yolanda” was ravaging the Visayas protested what they said was the continued delay in help from government.

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

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