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US Pays Out ‘Peanuts’ for Eco-Crime Committed in Philippines

The United States was required to pay just a paltry amount for an environmental crime and violation of the Philippines’ sovereignty. That’s what critics are saying of the U.S. payout to the Philippines as compensation for damages a U.S. Navy minesweeper caused to a World Heritage-listed coral reef two years ago. Continue reading US Pays Out ‘Peanuts’ for Eco-Crime Committed in Philippines