Passi’s P308-M sanitary landfill to serve 28 towns

first_imgPhoto by Ian Paul Cordero/PN Construction will be completed in sixmonths, according to Mayor Stephen Palmares. “We can work together in minimizingcarbon footprint and helping ensure a livable Earth for the next generation,”said BEST, Inc. president Isabelita Paredes Mercado. The city government of Passi won’t bespending anything for the construction. The 28 towns are Badiangan, Bingawan,Cabatuan, Calinog, Janiuay, Lambunao, Maasin, Mina, and Pototan (3rd District);Anilao, Banate, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Dueñas, Dumangas, and San Enrique (4thDistrict); and Ajuy, Balasan, Baratoc Viejo, Batad, Carles, Concepcion,Estancia, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, and Sara (5th District); andDumarao of Capiz province. The sanitary landfill’s constructionand operation will be handled by private firm Basic Environmental Systems &Technologies, Inc. (BEST) under the IPM Group of Companies which inked aseven-year public-private partnership with the city government of Passi. “Angcounterpart lang sang city ya lupa but daw usufruct lang nga foras long ginagamit ang duta para sa sanitarylandfill it will be utilized by BEST. But the moment nga matapos ang operation mabalikman sa government,” said Palmares. (Witha report from LHC, Capitol News/PN) Presently, Passi City maintains aresidual containment area in Barangay Agtabo for waste segregation.center_img The sanitary landfill is in compliancewith the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, said Vice Mayor JesryPalmares. ILOILO – The envisioned 12-hectareP308-million Integrated Waste Management Facility in Barangay Aglalana, PassiCity would be serving 28 towns and accommodate 200 to 375 metric tons of wastesdaily. Once operational, Passi City will havean 18 percent share in the net income as well as in the tipping fee. Its groundbreaking was held yesterday. “The tipping fee will still depend onthe distance of the towns,” said Palmares. “It’s a good strategy to constructenvironmentally-friendly solid waste management facilities that could saveother towns that have problems with waste disposal,” said Gov. Arthur DefensorJr. last_img read more

Fairfield looks to end streak vs Manhattan

first_img Associated Press Fairfield looks to end streak vs Manhattan March 5, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditFairfield (11-19, 7-12) vs. Manhattan (12-16, 8-11)Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Manhattan looks to extend Fairfield’s conference losing streak to five games. Fairfield’s last MAAC win came against the Niagara Purple Eagles 61-60 on Feb. 21. Manhattan lost 71-59 to Rider in its most recent game.center_img BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The Stags are led by juniors Jesus Cruz and Taj Benning. Cruz has averaged 10.9 points while Benning has recorded 9.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. The Jaspers have been led by Pauly Paulicap and Tykei Greene, who are averaging 10 and 10.4 points, respectively.JUMPING FOR JESUS: Cruz has connected on 22.2 percent of the 63 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 2 of 8 over the last five games. He’s also made 69.4 percent of his foul shots this season.SLIPPING AT 64: Fairfield is 0-13 when it allows at least 64 points and 11-6 when it holds opponents to less than 64.LONG-RANGE THREAT: Fairfield’s Landon Taliaferro has attempted 184 3-pointers and connected on 33.7 percent of them, and is 7 for 23 over his last three games.DID YOU KNOW: The Fairfield defense has allowed only 63.4 points per game to opponents, which is the 28th-best mark in the country. The Manhattan offense has produced just 63 points through 28 games (ranked 296th among Division I teams).___ For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

Thurles plays host to Irish racing action.

first_imgFour go to post for the featured €15,000 Premier County Hurdle where course-and-distance winner He’llberemembered will be looking to defy his 11 years and keep his younger rivals at bay.The card also features the Devils Bit 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle in which six horses take to hurdles for the first time after a Flat racing career.The Aidan O’Brien-trained Lone Star brings hurdling experience into the line up and looks the one to beat.last_img