EMB awaits barge owner's reply to violation notice
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The owner of the power barge which triggered an oil spill in lloilo Strait last July 3, 2020 has until tomorrow, July 16, 2020, to file its position paper on the notice of violation issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) 6. EMB-6 regional director Ramar Niel Pascua said in an interview with Aksyon Radyo-Iloilo that they will evaluate the reply of AC Energy Philippines to the notice to determine if the company has violations of the pertinent environment laws. To recall, EMB-6 issued a notice of violation to AC Energy on July 6 for violating Republic Act 9275 (Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004).
Angelo, F. A. L. (2020, July 15). EMB awaits barge owner's reply to violation notice. Daily Guardian, pp. 1, 11.
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Oil spills; Barges; Legislation; Environmental legislation; Water pollution; Oil removal; Mangroves; Fisheries; Fishery regulations; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI; Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)- Region VI; AC Energy Philippines; Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Ayala Corporation; Pascua, Ramar Niel; Mercurio, Joe Luviz; Iloilo
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