By Robert Gonzaga
The United States Navy has disqualified its contractor in the country from joining future bids after a Senate inquiry established the firm’s liability and recommended sanctions for dumping untreated sewage in Philippine waters near Subic Bay.
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City—The United States is guided by stricter guidelines on environmental protection compared to other countries and has not approved the alleged dumping of untreated waste by a US Navy contractor, American Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. said here recently. “We do not condone economic or environmental degradation. That [...]
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—A United States Navy contractor, who was accused of dumping waste on Subic waters, is now facing a libel complaint from another Subic company he had blamed for his firm’s troubles. Stephen Dave Dalisay, director of Global Terminals Development Inc. (GTI), filed the complaint on Dec. 11 at the Olongapo City prosecutor’s [...]