DENR say awaited on writ of kalikasan compromise

BAGUIO CITY – The compromise agreement for the settlement of the Writ of Kalikasan case against the city over the use of Irisan dumpsite has been submitted to the Court of Appeals but the court decision will have to wait until the position of the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Solid Waste Management Board (NSWMB) on said accord had been heard.

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City streamlines demolition procedures

BAGUIO CITY – The city's anti-squatting committee further streamlined the process involved in the demolition of illegal structures to make it more effective in addressing the squatting problem.

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13 kidney patients get relief from pcso

Like many of their kind, Amor Orpilla and Mary Grace Binay-an had survived on empty. Once, twice, or even repeatedly, they had skipped a session of their twice-a-week hemodialysis, the filtering out of impurities in the blood through a machine that substitutes for kidneys.

Hemodialysis is expensive, that's why. It's also for a life-time, unless one could afford to undergo kidney transplant.

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Team notes kinks in anti-plastic ordinance

It looks like the city's ordinance banning plastic bags and advocating use of paper and other biodegradable containers in groceries needs to be amended before it can be fully implemented.

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Nutrition workers accent on veggies

First, the bad news: Filipinos are eating less and less vegetables. From 145 grams per day in 1978, consumption had decreased to only 110 grams per day in 2008.

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