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Land use bill supporters to SP Drilon: Make NLUA a Legacy Bill of the 16th Congress

“The crushing fate of the NLUA during the 15th Congress should never happen again!” This was the strong statement of supporters of the National Land Use Act who amassed at the Senate today as Senator Juan Ponce Enrile makes a come-back. T...

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Environmental advocates hold pre-SONA Green March and Festival, call for the immediate passage of the ‘green bills’ in PNoy’s last SONA

 “It’s not hard to be green! Pass the ‘green’ bills NOW!” Two days before President Noynoy Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA), over 700 environmental activists marched around the Quezon Memorial Circle, last Saturday, Ju...

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Viral photo of Pasig City, a wake-up call to pass important bill on land use

“We need space!” Alarmed by the viral photo of the congested Pasig City, land use advocates demand for better distribution of land resources in the country. The Campaign for Land Use Policy Now! network (CLUP Now!) states that the photo mus...

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Rights and Environmental Defenders challenge PNoy, Congress, and Senate to be 'green'

In celebration of the World Environment Day 2015, human rights and environmental defenders launch a campaign that tells the public and the government that “It’s Never Hard to be Green.” Green defenders led by SOS Yamang Bayan Network (SOS YB...

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Agrarian reform champions urge House leadership, honor PNoy’s promise for immediate passage of agrarian reform bill

"While I understand that the Bangsamoro Basic Law holds ascendancy over all other bills at this time, I trust the House leadership will immediately schedule House Bill 4296 in plenary and follow President Noynoy Aquino’s directive last March to com...

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Proposed NLUA is the best tool for disaster-readiness, land use group claims

As the nation gets ready for “The Big One,” the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that may hit the country any time, the Campaign for Land Use Policy Now! Network (CLUP Now!) insisted that the best way to prepare for upcoming disasters is through well-imp...

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Land use group highlights importance of proposed national land use bill in environmental protection

As the world celebrates Earth Day, the Campaign for Land Use Policy Now! (CLUP Now!) stresses the importance of the proposed National Land Use Act (NLUA) in protecting the environment and its inhabitants. Labeled as a ‘green bill’, the NLUA is ai...

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Legarda stresses importance of land use act, sponsors photo exhibit on land use

“The use of land in our country remains chaotic and breeds environmental degradation especially with the lack of a national land use policy framework.” This was emphasized by Senator Loren Legarda during the launch of a photo exhibit on land u...

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Land use group calls for a more serious implementation of CLUPs as part of OPARR’s Yolanda CRRP

In commemoration of the first year anniversary of the Yolanda disaster, the Campaign for Land Use Policy Now! Network is calling for a more serious implementation of land use policies, most especially in highly vulnerable areas. The network urges the...

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Saño encourages Baao to push for the passage of NLUA to help lessen disasters caused by Climate Change

Climate Change Commissioner Yeb Sano encouraged the local community of Baao to work together in pushing for the passage of the National Land Use Act. Sano discussed the importance of the proposed bill and its significant role in building a disaster ...

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