5 months Año tells LGUs: No septic tank system, no business permit MB
By Chito Chavez Interior and Local Government (DILG) Sec. Eduardo M. Año directed local government units (LGU) not to issue business permits to firms without septic tank system (STS). This would prevent further degradation of our waterways similar to what happened to Manila Bay and its tributaries. He also reminded that the design of the hygienic septic tank or wastewater treatment facility should conform to existing environmental laws and policies. DILG officer-in-charge (OIC) Eduardo M. Año(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez / MANILA BULLETIN) “Let us learn from the lessons of Manila Bay which became a ‘gigantic septic tank’ and Boracay which was ... more