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Solon facing water pollution case blames DPWH


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has been implicated in the Santo Tomas watershed controversy for which a Baguio lawmaker faces charges for polluting a city water source.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

US cleans up at home but sends dirty coal abroad

In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Virginia. AP File photo.

As the Obama administration weans the United States off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Warning out on fish uncaged by ‘Glenda’

Using only sticks to stun the fish, these men are rewarded with a mouthful. LYN RILLON

They may come cheap, but better check where they come from. Local health officials are warning the public against buying and consuming bangus and tilapia that were caught in the Pasig River in the wake of Typhoon Glenda, whose strong winds destroyed fish pens in Laguna de Bay on Wednesday and released their stock into the polluted waterway.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Power coop plants trees in Mt. Magdiwata watershed


The endangered Mt. Magdiwata watershed here gets a reprieve with the planting of some 1,000 rubber tree seedlings on its buffer zone by about 200 officials and workers of Agusan del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Aselco) on Saturday morning.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No records of lawmaker’s properties on mountain

At least, based on official records, Baguio Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. does not own any property at the Mt. Santo Tomas watershed where he was accused by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of building an illegal road that has reportedly affected a water source of Baguio City and nearby communities.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »