Guns, goons and garbage along Manila Bay

Photo | July 25, 2013

(L-R)Von Hernandez, Executive Director for Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Sonia Mendoza, Mother Earth Foundation, Romy Hidalgo, Commissioner, National Solid Waste Commission, deliver a letter to the PhilEco Company, an illegal operating dumpsite accused of violating the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act (RA 9003), the Clean Water Act (RA 8275) and the Clean Air Act (RA 8749). Greenpeace and EcoWaste Coalition are calling for the immediate closure of the dump, as well as for its clean-up and rehabilitation.