By Gabriel Cardinoza
, Yolanda Sotelo
The provincial board on Monday said government agencies behind the cutting of more than 1,000 trees along the Manila North Road (MacArthur Highway) in Pangasinan might be sued for violating a 1963 law prohibiting the destruction of trees along public roads.
The provincial board on Tuesday said it would call all agencies and officials involved in the cutting of trees along the MacArthur Highway (Manila North Road) traversing several towns and Urdaneta City in the eastern part of the province.
By Gabriel Cardinoza and Yolanda Sotelo
Residents in 23 towns and a city in the eastern and central parts of Pangasinan province will experience an 11-hour power interruption on Feb. 1 as two cooperatives undertake a maintenance shutdown in their service areas.
A motorcycle rider was killed after being hit by a passenger bus in Pangasinan before dawn Wednesday, police said.
Segregated wastes from Baguio City would soon be dumped in a government-run landfill in Urdaneta City for a fee and under strict regulations, but the Urdaneta government said it did not play any role in negotiating with the summer capital.
The city government of Urdaneta on Wednesday belied reports that it has allowed Baguio City to dump its garbage at its engineered sanitary landfill (ESL) in Barangay Catablan.