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Metro traffic becoming health hazard 

Traffic congestion in Metro Manila is now a critical health issue for Filipinos, an environmental group said in a statement on Wednesday. This was revealed by a study conducted by Kaibigan ng Kaunlaran at Kalikasan (KKK), a non-government organization that … Continue reading

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Environmental advocates’ coalition sues LTO for air pollution in Metro Manila

The Coalition of Clean Air Advocates of the Philippines (CCAAP) — a multisectoral oraganization made up of environmental advocates and transport groups — is suing the Land Transportation Office (LTO) for the air pollution in Metro Manila. “On Monday, June … Continue reading

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New Year air pollution in NCR 13 times past safe level

The DENR says initial data covering 4 cities in Metro Manila show that Las Piñas and Marikina registered an over 4,000%-increase in air pollution in the first hours of 2015 The post-New Year air pollution level in parts of Metro … Continue reading

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Diesel-powered motor vehicles blamed for most of Philippines air pollution

More than 500,000 diesel-fueled jeepneys, buses, trucks and other vehicles in Metro Manila are responsible for about 70 percent of the total soot or black carbon emissions in the Philippines, according to Climate Change Commissioner Heherson Alvarez. In a speech … Continue reading

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