• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Philippines | Government removes illegal fence from georeserve, but trouble not over

MANILA (UPDATED) — The fences put up by a company within the Masungi Georeserve, a protected forest area in Rizal province, have been removed, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Monday.

“As of this morning, tinapos na nila yung pagtanggal nung fence. So wala nang fence doon,” DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones told ABS-CBN News in a phone interview. “With assistance from our field officers and at the same time yung staff ng Georeserve.”

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