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DENR to LGUs: Set up landfills or face sanctions

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:19:41 +0000

DENR to LGUs: Set up landfills or face sanctions

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Philippines — More than 30 local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera were asked to fast-track efforts to put up waste disposal facilities or face sanctions for failure to comply with environmental law. Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda last week warned officials of these towns against ignoring the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act […]

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Polluted San Juan River to undergo rehab

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:03:18 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has entered into a partnership with the Aboitiz Group to spearhead the rehabilitation of San Juan River, earlier identified as one of the most polluted waterways in Metro Manila. Under a memorandum of agreement signed on Friday, the private company will help clean up […]

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Cordoned area in Boracay lifted as DENR says water’s coliform levels are ‘safe’

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:53:51 +0000

Cordoned area in Boracay lifted as DENR says water’s coliform levels are ‘safe’

MANILA, Philippines – The cordoned area in the Boracay island has been lifted and opened again as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said test samples of the water revealed safe coliform levels. This was after a Chinese tourist was caught on video dumping her child’s used diapers in the sand, causing a […]

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DILG chief backs ban on new buildings, tree cutting in Baguio

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 21:33:54 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Monday backed a proposed yearlong moratorium on the construction of high-rise buildings in Baguio City to afford the summer capital “a breather from overdevelopment.”

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Roles of DENR, DPWH in Baguio decay up for scrutiny

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 21:17:31 +0000

Roles of DENR, DPWH in Baguio decay up for scrutiny

BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philipines — The role played by national agencies that led to Baguio’s overdevelopment will be addressed once Malacañang issues a moratorium on building construction and tree-cutting in the city, a top city official said last week.

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Truck driver sued for transporting yakan lumber in Ecija

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 11:17:04 +0000

CABANATUAN CITY – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) filed charges against a 35-year-old truck driver for illegally transporting over 3,200 board feet of hardwood yakal on Friday (July 26).

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Decision on closure of parts of El Nido out by Aug. 1

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 10:04:06 +0000

Decision on closure of parts of El Nido out by Aug. 1

The El Nido Inter-Agency Rehabilitation Task Force will release on Aug. 1 its decision whether or not to close for rehabilitation parts of El Nido in Palawan.

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Police, DENR nab 5 Vietnamese with endangered tree product in Butuan

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 09:09:11 +0000

Police, DENR nab 5 Vietnamese with endangered tree product in Butuan

Five Vietnamese nationals were arrested in separate operations here after they were caught transporting several kilos of Agarwood.

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DENR heightens Sarangani Bay watch

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:28:51 +0000

DENR heightens Sarangani Bay watch

Environment authorities in Sarangani province are stepping up their watch over the health of Sarangani Bay to avoid the tragedy that befell Boracay or Manila Bay.

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P3.2-M ‘hot’ logs seized from Chinese man, 4 others in Bulacan

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:41:51 +0000

P3.2-M 'hot' logs seized from Chinese man, 4 others in Bulacan

A Chinese national and four others were arrested Tuesday in Guiguinto town, Bulacan province after they were caught with P3. 2 million worth of illegally-cut lumber from the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges.

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