Baguio City’s Environment Parks Management Office again reminded backyard piggery operators of the ultimatum to flee before their year ends. Of the 46 backyard piggeries operators within the Gibraltar, Pacdal and Lualhati area, 14 have agreed to stop their operations. 43, series of 2018 issued by Mayor Mauricio Domogan created an inter-agency task force on piggeries defining its functions relative to the proliferation of backyard piggeries in the different barangays. Earlier, the Environmental Management Bureau identified the operation of backyard piggeries as one of the major pollutants of the various tributaries of water systems in Baguio. Backyard piggery operators were asked to institute septic tanks without plugs or apply pig waste treatments.
Source: Philippine Star February 11, 2019 06:11 UTC