By Christine O. Avendaño
, Nathaniel R. Melican
Environmental advocates from 30 countries and territories around the world have backed the call of a local environmental group for the Canadian government to take back the 50 containers shipped to Manila earlier this year which turned out to contain garbage, including items possibly hazardous to health.
By Fran Katigbak
Looking for a quick way to ease congestion at the Port of Manila? An environmental group has proposed a solution: Send back to Canada 50 freight containers of toxic waste shipped by an Ontario-based company to its consignee in Valenzuela City last year.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Makati residents be warned: Participating in the traditional “Pabasa” this Holy Week may be good for your soul but not for your health.
An independent investigation initiated by the Subic Bay Freeport Chamber of Commerce has concluded that a US Navy contractor violated Philippine laws when it dumped waste from an American ship outside Subic waters in October.
By Michael Kunzelman
Two BP rig supervisors and a former BP executive pleaded not guilty Wednesday to criminal charges stemming from the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and the company’s response to the massive 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico.