4 weeks Church leaders in Quezon want coal power plant projects cancelled Inquirer
LUCENA CITY -- The Diocese of Lucena on Monday issued a statement calling for the cancellation of three coal-fired power plant projects proposed to be built by SMC Global Power Holdings and Meralco's Atimonan One Energy (A1E) in Quezon, which would add to the environmental degradation already suffered by the province with its existing coal fleet. The statement, which was signed by over 100 members of the clergy including Lucena Bishop Mel Rey Uy, was sent via courier and e-mail to the coal proponents and local authorities. "We call upon these corporations and their power subsidiaries to listen to the ... more