Dumaguete sets P8M for dumpsite closure

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Dumaguete City government has appro-priated P8 million for the closure and rehabilitation plan of the dumpsite in Barangay Candau-ay.

The amount also includes funds for site grading, stabilization and final cover of the 35-year-old dumpsite. With the funding being readied, the project will start within this year, according to City Public Information Officer Dems Demecillo. The appropriation is chargeable against the Environmental Management Bureau Solid Waste Management Financial Support Program of the DENR, he added.

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