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PIA Press Release
2010/02/03

DENR 2 to politicians: Spare the trees

Tuguegarao City (3 February) -- The regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has warned the politicians and their supporters to refrain from nailing and posting campaign materials to planted trees along the national highways during the campaign period for the May 2010 national and local elections.

Regional Technical Director Jovito B. Layugan said under Republic Act 3571 and Comelec Resolution 6616, destroying or injuring of planted or growing trees along public roads, plazas, parks, school premises or in any public ground is prohibited.

"Any person who is found violating this law will be punished by prison correctional in its minimum period to prison mayor in its minimum period", Layugan stressed.

The "We will remove these campaign materials without prior notice", the DENR official warned.

Layugan also asked for the support of the public sector to cooperate with them by reporting to the provincial and municipal offices of DENR any violators of the law. "The success of our campaign lies in your hands" Layugan stressed.

Layugan likewise warned the business sector to avoid nailing and posting commercial advertisements and billboards to planted trees along the national highways and public plazas as well as campuses.

"The Regional Executive Director, Benjamin Tumaliuan has already ordered all the Provincial and Municipal Environment Officers to closely coordinate with the local government units for the smooth implementation of the RA 4571 and Comelec Resoultion 6616", Layugan said.

"We will be working with the COMELEC, DENR and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the strict implementation of these laws", Layugan concluded. (PIA 2) [top]

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