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Geologist warns of adverse ecological impact of Bulacan airport

July 6, 2020 6:44 am

REIVEN PASCASIO, Vera Files

Construction of the P736-billion international airport in Bulacan province will worsen flooding and accelerate the sinking of surrounding towns, a geologist warned on Saturday, June 27.

Narod Eco, member of AGHAM- Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (AGHAM) and People’s Network for the Integrity of Coastal Habitats and Ecosystems (People’s NICHE), discussed in a webinar the geological hazards of land reclamation, particularly involving the San Miguel Corp. (SMC)’s New Manila International Airport (NMIA) some 35 kilometers north of Manila.

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