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House OKs bills on sea pollution prevention, nutrition research By Charlie V. Manalo 06/03/2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012

House OKs bills on sea pollution prevention, nutrition research

By Charlie V. Manalo 06/03/2012
The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to prevent or minimize marine pollution and another measure creating the Barangay Integrated Development Approach for Nutrition Improvement Program (BIDANI).

House Bill 6023, authored by Reps. Maria Evita Arago (Laguna), Irvin Alcala (Quezon), Ben Evardone (Eastern Samar) and Juan Edgardo Angara (Aurora), seeks to prevent or minimize marine pollution covering oily substances, harmful and toxic substances, garbage, sewage and other pollutants coming from ships and floating structures.

Arago said the bill aims to harmonize institutional arrangements concerning marine pollution and strengthen and complement the enforcement of existing related laws on marine pollution, including the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships..... MORE

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