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U.S. Envoy Apologizes for Ship’s Grounding on Philippine Coral Reef

January 25, 2013
The New York Times

The Philippine Senate is also investigating accusations that an American government contractor dumped about 50,000 gallons of untreated domestic waste from a Navy ship near Subic Bay after joint exercises in October. The contractor has denied the allegations. The former American naval facility, which is frequently visited by American ships, is also a popular Filipino tourist destination for beachgoers.