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RECLAIM. To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do an act, and fails to do it, the plaintiff may bring covenant for the breach, or assumpsit to reclaim the consideration. 1 Caines, 47.

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Geoscientists have long warned of the negative impacts of reclamation, including increased flooding, the sinking of reclaimed and coastal lands, and increased vulnerability to tsunamis, storm surges, earthquakes and the possible eruptions of nearby volcanoes.
Its country manager Rodne Galicha said in a radio interview that the government should focus first on rehabilitating Manila Bay before proceeding with the reclamation. Galicha said the people have the right to a clean and healthful ecology.
"The environmental costs far outweigh the projected economic benefits from these reclamation projects," Arenas said in filing House Resolution 2495.
Apres 6 mois de son lancement, le portail affirme que le delai moyen de traitement des reclamations est de 4 jours.
'Reclamation is extremely harmful to the environment,' Aguayon stressed.
Many states allow creditors to reclaim goods delivered up to three months before a reclamation demand is made if the creditor shipped goods to the debtor based on a written misrepresentation of solvency (most commonly an incorrect financial statement).
By then, it could be 'all systems go' for the reclamation.
The move has raised not a few eyebrows, since one of the reclamation projects already approved by the PRA is the 265-hectare project called Pasay Harbor City, led by known Duterte supporter and campaign donor Dennis Uy.
For that matter, no one in the PRA board can claim much expertise in the science and engineering of reclamation, except perhaps Floro C.