PNoy's help sought on oil spill compensation
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The mayor of Nueva Valencia Guimaras appealed to President Benigno Aquino III to help hasten the case filed against those responsible for the massive oil spill in the island eight years ago. In a letter dated June 20, 2014, Nueva Valencia Mayor Emmanuel C. Galila appealed to Pres. Aquino to assist the fishermen's demands for just compensation for the damages caused by the spill. The letter was sent to the President as part of the 8th anniversary of the Guimaras oil spill yesterday.
Conserva, L. H. (2014, August 12). PNoy's help sought on oil spill compensation. The Daily Guardian, pp. 2, 7.
Oil spills; Environmental legislation; Fishers; Governments; Livelihoods; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Petrol Oil Corp.; Kalikasan Ingatan Dagat Linisan Abuso Tigilan (KIDLAT); Sunshine Maritime and Development Corporation (SMDC); Aquino, Benigno III; Galila, Emmanuel C.; Peñaflorida, Elena Gemma; Nueva Valencia, Guimaras
- The Daily Guardian