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US Navy sanctions contractor for Subic waste dumping


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.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Embassy says dumping of untreated waste in Subic not condoned

US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

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 […]

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Libel hounds US Navy contractor in Subic


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 […]

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »