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EcoWaste lauds Rizal as ‘hero for environment’ 06/19/2011

Sunday, June 19, 2011

EcoWaste lauds Rizal as ‘hero for environment’

06/19/2011
An environmental network has lauded Dr. Jose Rizal as ‘hero for the environment” as the nation celebrates the 150th year of his birthday today.

In a statement, the EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental network of over 125 public interest groups, honored Rizal for his deep concern and love for Mother Earth and her people.

“We pay homage to our national hero Jose Rizal for his keen devotion to improving community health and environment long before the Constitution formally committed to promoting and protecting the health and environmental rights of the people,” said Roy Alvarez, EcoWaste Coalition president..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20110619nat6.html

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