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Council grants permit to 20-mw steam plant in Iligan, says Balanay

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr.
Correspondent

Sangguniang Panlungsod of Iligan has granted a business permit to Power Source Philippines Energy, Inc. (PPEI) to establish a 20-Megawatt Steam Generating Plant in Barangay Kiwalan, this City.

SP Committee on Energy chairman councilor Jesse Ray Balanay moved to authorize the issuance of the Business Permit to PPEI under certain conditions.

Only eight members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod were present during the session and all voted in favor of the Motion thus the required majority was attained, it was reported.

Among the conditions set by the SP are: Comply with all the conditions required under the ECC, Secure all necessary permits, Inclusion of 2 members of the SP in the Monitoring Team, establish an online continuous monitoring system, if possible for PPEI to install computer facilities at City Hall to allow public monitoring, ensure alternative livelihood programs for fisher-folks especially in the affected barangays, Filing and payment of income taxes in Iligan and Proof of compliance to nursery planting (MOA) and others.

Presents councilors who voted yes unanimously to the Motion are Councilor Eric Capitan, Councilor Jesse Ray Balanay, Councilor Rosvie Queenie Belmonte, Councilor Renato Ancis, Councilor Bernard Pacaña, Councilor Noli Pardillo, Councilor Cesarvi Siacor and IP Rep. Datu Diamla Rolando Soong.

Meanwhile, most  of those who were absent during the passage of the resolution were opposed to the operation of the Power Plant.

 

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