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DENR GRANTS BICOL LGUS P19-M FOR GARBAGE MANAGEMENT

LEGAZPI CITY -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has granted a total of PHP19.95[...]

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CHINESE BARGE HALTS ELECTION NOISE WITH SEA DAMAGE

May 15, 2019 - 4:59 PM

Oil has been spilled on the waters of Zambales today, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 3 confirmed. The vessel in this alleged sea damage is known to be from Singapore – and has been staying in Philippine waters since March 30. DENR Region 3 said that the papers of the vessel […]

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BUCARI ECOTOURISM ZONE BILL APPROVED ON FINAL READING

May 15, 2019 - 4:05 PM

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill No. 8854 or the proposed “Bucari Ecotourism Zone Act,” seeking to declare the Bucari area in the Municipalities of Leon and Alimodian in the Province of Iloilo as an ecological tourism zone. The Bucari area covers 14 barangays in the Municipality of Leon […]

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DENR HITS OPEN DUMPSITE IN BATAAN RELATED TO MNL BAY POLLUTION

May 10, 2019 - 2:52 PM

OPEN DUMPSITE INSPECTION. Undersecretary Benny Antiporda of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources explains the ill effects of using the open dumpsite in Limay, Bataan on Wednesday (May 8, 2019). The inspection is part of the government’s effort to protect and rehabilitate the environment. (Photo by Ernie Esconde) LIMAY, Bataan — The Department of Environment and Natural […]

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NUEVA ECIJA VILLAGERS LEARN ORGANIC BACKYARD FARMING

May 10, 2019 - 2:50 PM

URBAN GARDENING. A variety of vegetables are being raised by residents of a village in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, who have finished a 45-day urban gardening training. The project dubbed as “Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan” aims to help the villagers earn additional income. (Photo by Marilyn Galang) CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — Some 87 residents of Barangay Daang Sarile here, mostly beneficiaries […]

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY LAW ‘MAJOR LEAP’ FOR PH: GATCHALIAN

May 9, 2019 - 8:55 PM

MANILA — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday lauded President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing into law of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act as a “major leap” forward in realizing efficient ways to use energy in the country that are attuned to acceptable international standards. Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, said the signing of the […]

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OVER 162,000 KGS OF WASTE FROM MANILA BAY REMOVED IN PASIG RIVER

May 9, 2019 - 8:43 PM

RIVER CLEANUP. Trash traps are installed in several strategic locations such as along Parola riverbank (bamboo traps), as well as under the McArthur Bridge, Quezon Bridge, and Paco-Sta.Mesa Bridge in Manila. The cleanup is part of the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. (Photo courtesy of PRRC) MANILA — The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) hauled 162,390 kilograms of waste […]

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CANADA TO SHOULDER COST OF SHIPPING OUT TRASH: PALACE

May 8, 2019 - 12:13 AM

MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday said the Canadian government has committed to shoulder all the expenses of shipping out all 69 containers of trash dumped in the Philippines back in 2013. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) made the assurance during Monday […]

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DON’T THROW GARBAGE IN ILOILO RIVER

May 7, 2019 - 5:46 PM

THE Iloilo City Agriculturist’s Office has appealed to the public not to throw trash into Iloilo River and at mangroves along the banks of waterway. City Agriculturist Romulo Pangantihon said personnel under the Iloilo River Development Project have collected domestic wastes along riverbanks. These included household garbage such as plastic bags, coffee cups, junk food […]

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PHL READY TO RE-EXPORT WASTE TO CANADA BY MAY 15

May 7, 2019 - 3:56 PM

The Philippines is prepared to return 69 container vans of garbage to Canada by May 15 but bureaucratic red tape in the Canadian government has slowed down the process of reexporting the trash back to their country.    In a report to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero said all requirements […]

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MANILA BAY REHAB: DILG TO SUMMON 1K NON-COMPLIANT VILLAGE EXECS

May 2, 2019 - 5:28 PM

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is set to issue a show cause order against 1,000 of the 5,714 barangays for defying orders to strictly enforce environmental laws in their respective areas along the Manila Bay Watershed Area. Citing Memorandum Order No. 2019-09, Undersecretary for Barangay Operations Martin Diño said the […]

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DAVAO LIGHT RELEASES 238 PAWIKAN HATCHLINGS LAST MONTH

May 2, 2019 - 3:29 PM

DAVAO CITY- Aboitiz-led firm Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) has released total of 238 pawikan hatchlings at the Cleanergy Park in Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya last month. Last April 3, 92 pawikan hatchlings were released out to the sea. The next day, 10 more hatchlings were released after being found trapped in the […]

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DAVAO CITY EXTENDS AID TO DROUGHT-AFFECTED AREAS

May 2, 2019 - 3:06 PM

DAVAO CITY- The City Government of Davao will be extending financial assistance to areas hit by dry spell following the recent approval of P7.8 million aid by the City Council. In a press release issued by the City Information Office (CIO), the P7.8 million aid will be extended to three provinces, 20 municipalities, and one […]

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REPORT WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING: DENR

April 30, 2019 - 4:52 PM

PROTECTING WILDLIFE.  Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said the government will continue to protect species and respective habitats of endangered wildlife during the Earth Day celebration at the DENR office in Quezon City on Wednesday (April 24, 2019). He also urged the public to report wildlife trafficking incidents to the […]

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PANGASINAN COASTAL TOWNS POSITIVE OF RED TIDE

April 30, 2019 - 3:10 PM

ANDA, Pangasinan — The municipal government of Anda is closely monitoring the implementation of the ban on gathering or harvesting, transporting and marketing of shellfish products, which are positive for red tide toxin based on the testing conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 1 (Ilocos). Mayor Aldrin Cerdan of Anda, […]

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DILG TO LGUS: DON’T ISSUE BUSINESS PERMIT TO ESTABLISHMENTS WITHOUT STP OR...

April 29, 2019 - 4:40 PM

To prevent the further degradation of the country’s waterways just like what happened to Manila Bay and its tributaries, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is urging local government units (LGUs) not to issue building permits to establishments unless their design of the hygienic septic tank or wastewater treatment facility conforms with […]

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PROPOSED DECLARATION OF KIBUNGAN, BENGUET A MINING-FREE ZONE HURDLES FINAL READING

April 29, 2019 - 4:15 PM

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to declare the municipality of Kibungan in Benguet a mining-free zone. House Bill 8882, principally authored by Rep. Ronald Cusalan (Lone District, Benguet), seeks to prohibit all forms of mining operations and activities, whether large-scale or small-scale, within the jurisdiction of Kibungan. […]

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