1 week Groups reiterate forceful implementation of ecological solid waste management program MB
As the country begins to feel the impacts of the La Niña, manifested by higher-than-normal rainfall, environmental health groups are calling for renewed actions to prevent and reduce the generation of garbage that causes flooding and spread of water-borne diseases. (PIXABAY / MANILA BULLETIN) The groups reiterated their appeal for the vigorous implementation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) last Oct. 2 issued a warning against possible flooding and the prevalence of diseases, such as cholera and leptospirosis that can make ... more