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Bataan Cong Roman advocates against open burning of trash

Mar 4, 2019 @ 9:40

Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman is advocating against the open burning of garbage, which is already mandated by law.

Roman issued the reminder last March 1 on her Facebook page, citing Republic Act 9003 that penalizes such act with a fine of P1,000 up to 3,000, and imprisonment from 15 days to six months.

“Ang pagsusunog ng kahit ano mang basura pati na ang mga tuyong dahon ay nakakasama para sa ating kapaligiran,” the politiko wrote.

“Marami ang hindi nakakaalam nito kung kaya’t ang ating gobyerno ay gumagawa ng iba’t ibang pamamaraan upang umabot ito sa mga ordinaryong mamamayan,” she added.

Roman urged everyone to help educate the public that the practice of opening burning of solid waste will result to air pollution.

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