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Bacolod Mayor orders probe on illegal garbage dumping

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Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has ordered an investigation on the reported illegal dumping of garbage in the middle of the road in Lopez Jaena extension.

Leonardia also urged residents to report illegal dumping to the police and IPM-Construction Development Corp (IPM-CDC), the city’s garbage collection contractor.

This was after Darrel Albiol of IPM-CDC trash was found across Circle Inn at the Lopez Jaena extension.

IPM-CDC has coordinated with the Department of Public Services to determine where the garbage dumped in the middle of Lopez Jaena extension came from.

Albiol said they found garbage scattered in the middle of the lane, despite efforts to clean the road. He said he has met with Villamonte barangay head Rommel Flores to discuss the incident.

Flores’ staff said that this is the first time that garbage was dumped in the middle of Lopez Jaena Street.