Piggery Pollution Causes 'Fish Kill' in Candaba Swamp
Byline: FRED ROXAS
CANDABA, Pampanga Pollution caused by rampant dumping of piggery wastes has started to kill fish in Candaba swamp in this town and destroy some 17,000 hectares of farms, mostly rice lands.
Hundreds of the affected fishermen and farmers have sought the help of Mayor Jerry Pelayo in the effort to save the Candaba swamp and its river tributaries from further contamination and destruction caused by wastes from the big Tipoco piggery farm in nearby San Miguel town, Bulacan.
Representatives of the complaining farmers and fishermen told Pelayo that they have repeatedly brought the problem with the piggery farm during the last two municipal …
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Publication information: Article title: Piggery Pollution Causes 'Fish Kill' in Candaba Swamp. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: July 17, 2004. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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