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× Envi advocates accuse DENR of allowing burning of COVID-19 wastes

MANILA, Philippines -- Several environment advocate groups have slammed the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for allegedly allowing its regional offices to burn hazardous wastes used in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Break Free from Plastics (BFFP) Philippines Glenn Ymata said that this supposed memorandum which came from DENR's Environment Management Bureau (EMB)…