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Ona to Noy: Air we breathe today ‘far more risky’ 02/27/2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

Ona to Noy: Air we breathe today ‘far more risky’

02/27/2012
While President Aquino has claimed that pollution level in Metro Manila significantly went down when he assumed office, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said otherwise, hinting that the air we breathe today is far more risky.

Portraying a role of an environmental expert, deputy presidential spokesman Abigail Valte at a radio press briefing insisted the conflicting claims are similarly factual and consistent even as she cited other factors that should be considered, one of which is the onset of the summer season.

Valte, who is neither an environmental specialist nor a physician, had a lengthy technical explanation designed to reconcile what appears to be totally opposing claims made by Ona and the President at the Pulong Bayan ng Pangulo in La Consolacion College in Manila..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120227met5.html

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