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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Green groups, local businesses and officials hailed the Writ of Kalikasan issued by the Supreme Court this week against the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Subic,Zambales. The SC en banc released a resolution dated 31 July 2012 issuing a Writ of Kalikasan against the Department of Environment…

“Globally, coal and coal power plants are among the highest sources of carbon emissions. Also, coal has been identified as the leading source of air pollution and has largely contributed to the occurrences of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. We cannot comprehend why the Aquino administration is still supporting and increasing the operation of coal power plants in the country.” – Kalikasan