Posted: December 14th, 2011 | Filed under: Cartoons, News Events | Tags: Climate Change, coal-fired power plant, davao city, duterte, sara duterte, toril |
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Davao City Vice Rodrigo Duterte defended the decision of the city council to override the veto of his daughter Sara, who is mayor, of the ordinance reclassifying land in Barangay Binugao from protected medium industrial zone to protected heavy industrial zone to allow the construction of a proposed 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant.
The elder Duterte said the override was expected because the council had already voted in favor of the power plant.
“They voted in favor of the project before, it is expected that they will override it (veto). Do you think they will change their minds?” Duterte told reporters. Read More »
Posted: December 13th, 2011 | Filed under: Cartoons | Tags: Climate Change, coal plant, davao city, duterte, sara duterte |
On Monday, 21 councilors voted to override Mayor Sara Duterte’s veto of an ordinance reclassifying a parcel of land in Barangay Binugao, Toril District from protected medium industrial zone to protected heavy industrial zone, to allow Aboitiz Power Corp. to construct a 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant.
Posted: December 11th, 2011 | Filed under: Cartoons | Tags: binugao, Climate Change, coal plant, davao city, duterte, sara duterte-carpio, toril |
Last week, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte scrapped the ordinance seeking for land reclassification for the establishment of the 300-megawatt plant in Barangay Binugao in Toril District.