Land claimants plant trees to disrupt power lines–NGCP

It’s not a simple case of wanting to tear down the trees and destroy the habitat.

The unbridled tree vegetation under the power lines of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) can topple its power transmission and cable lines, the agency argued in its appeal to the Department of Energy (DOE).

The NGCP has asked the DOE to resolve the perennial right-of-way (ROW) problem in Lanao provinces, where Agus hydroelectric plants (HEP) are located.

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