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Just like Duterte, Fariñas siblings seek ban on single-use plastics

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Ilocos Norte Congresswoman Ria Fariñas and her brother, Probinsyano Ako Congressman Rudys Caesar “Baby Boy” Fariñas, want to ban single-use plastics.

The lady politiko said they are hoping President Rodrigo Duterte, who recently made a similar pronouncement on prohibiting single-use plastics, would certify as urgent House Bill Number 4644, which she co-authored with her brother.

“SAD FACT: the Philippines ranks as the 3rd largest contributor to ocean plastic waste, according to the 2018 Earth Day Network’s statistics! Hoping that President Duterte will indeed, certify bills filed in Congress that address this issue as urgent legislation,” said Ria Fariñas.

“At the House of Representatives, we personally authored HB4644 which seeks to ban single-use plastics to take active measures in protecting the environment and curb the effects of climate change!” she added.

SAD FACT: the Philippines ranks as the 3rd largest contributor to ocean plastic waste, according to the 2018 Earth Day…

Posted by Cong. Ria Fariñas on Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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