Anakpawis calls for cancellation of Hacienda Luisita solar park project

Anakpawis: “Malaking kaso ito ni Aquino bago ang kanyang SONA dahil ito ay napakalalang conflict of interest, gamit ang rekurso ng gubyerno at pondong mula sa mamamayan, para sa pakinabangan ng kanyang pamilya at mga kasosyo niyang mayayaman, habang inaagawan ng lupa at kabuhayan ang mga magsasaka ng Hacienda Luisita,”

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ANAKPAWIS PARTYLIST | JULY 13, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The militant Anakpawis Party-list called for the cancellation of the 50-megawatt Solar Park project of the PetroGreen Energy Corp. (PGEC), a subsidiary of PetroEnergy Resources Corp. (PERC), in partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) under a service contract signed last March.

The site of the  P3.9 billion and 50-hectare project is part of the 500-hectare highly-disputed tracts of land in Brgys. Balete and Lourdes (Texas) inside Hacienda Luisita that had been approved for conversion by the Dept. of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in 1996, but with a pending petition for its revocation filed by the farm workers under Alyansa ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (Ambala).  The said area is controlled by the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) and the Luisita Industrial Park Co. (LIPCO), firms that are connected to PERC and form part of the Yuchengo Group of Companies…

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