Company under fire over toxic waste

Published by rudy Date posted on February 7, 2012

MALOLOS CITY—-The Bulacan Environment and Natural Resources Office has fined and ordered Glo Siphoning Septic Tank & Declogging Pipelines Services to explain why its license should not be revoked for alleged pollution.

The ‘notice of violation’ was levied against the after three employes on a company vehicle were caught dumping liquid waste and hazardous substances in a creek in Barangay Sta. Rosa 1, Marilao.

BENRO chief Rustico De Belen directed the owner of the company to pay P10,000 as penalty under the Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990.

He said driver Rogelio Gayondato admitted that were looking for a vacant lot where they could dispose of their siphoned materials.

Provincial regulations disallow indiscrimnate release of untreated effluents.

Supt. Fitz Macariola, of the Bulacan Police based in Malolos, identified the arrested suspects as Gayondato Jr, 28, of Caloocan City; Edimar Balsco 17, helper, of San Jose Del Monte City; and Miguel L. Tamayo 17, helper, of Caloocan City. Orlan L. Mauricio, Manila Standard Today

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