Govt focuses on Guimaras rehab
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A substantial release of the P867-million supplemental budget is now awaited to give impetus to the long-term rehabilitation of the once oil spill-affected island province of Guimaras. Secretary Rafael Coscoluela, Presidential for Western Visayas, said the supplemental budget was based on the amount submitted by different line government of Guimaras for the rehabilitation program. On the other hand, Marilou Erni also of Petron said that they have entered into an agreement with TESDA, DOST and DTI with DSWD as lead agency for the alternative livelihood, and another MOA of the same category with Tesda as the lead implementing agency.
Govt focuses on Guimaras rehab. (2007, April 10). The Manila Times, p. A6.
Governments; Environmental restoration; Oil spills; Agreements; Oil recovery; Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Department of Science and Technology (DOST); Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Petron Foundation; Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); Sonsub; Coscoluela, Rafael; Tan, Carlos; Erni, Marilou; Phibbs, Mark
- The Manila Times