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Ombudsman to probe 600 local execs for illegal dump sites

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OPEN DUMP SITE. Many local government units in the Philippines have yet to comply with the Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. File photo by Randy Datu/Rappler
The Environmental Management Bureau has identified and submitted the list of 350 LGUs ‘with recurring and blatant violations’ of open dump sites to the Ombudsman

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 10, 2016) — The Office of the Ombudsman said on Wednesday, February 10, that it will investigate nearly 600 local government officials in 13 regions in the Continue reading Ombudsman to probe 600 local execs for illegal dump sites

Rodriguez, Rizal ex-mayor faces case over hot lumber

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The Ombudsman files charges against former mayor Pedro Cuerpo and municipal official Aristotle Cruz

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 7, 2016) — The Office of the Ombudsman filed a criminal case with a “no bail” recommendation against a former mayor of Rodriguez, Rizal, for illegal possession of hot Continue reading Rodriguez, Rizal ex-mayor faces case over hot lumber