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Gov Degamo: No to coal-fired powerplant

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Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo on April 10 said he is against the development of a coal-fired powerplant in the province.

The Negros Oriental politiko said the provincial government is pushing for clean and renewable energy.

“Para nako, dako kaayo ug kadaot sa environment kung maghimo ta o kung maggama ta ug planta ginamit ang sugnod nga coal ky massive man ang carbon dioxide emission,” he said.

Degamo said coal-fired powerplants account for the biggest share in global greenhouse gas emissions.

“We will push for renewable and clean energy, like for example, solar energy, windmill, hydro power plants, and geothermal plants,” he .