Sta. Fe signs MOA with DENR to protect the sea

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/09/2018

IN HOPES that they will not suffer the fate that befell Boracay Island, tourism stakeholders and the local government unit (LGU) of Sta. Fe town in northern Cebu inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department…

DENR urged: Coordinate to address env’t concerns

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/04/2018

THERE should be close coordination between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and other government agencies and even between local government units so that they can efficiently address local environmental concerns. Senator Loren Legarda, Senate…

DENR to review special permits of establishments near Tañon Strait

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will review the special Agreement for Protected Areas (SAPA) issued to different establishment around the coastal areas of Tañon Strait. According to AM Prospero Lendio, Tañon Strait Protected Seascape…

DENR sets up task force groups to monitor, apprehend polluters

Morexette Erram 04/29/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources regional office (DENR-7) created two two Task Force groups to monitor and apprehend violators of sanitary and environmental provisions in Cebu. One team will conduct “an inventory and assessment of…

DENR wants ‘illegal’ land titles on Boracay canceled

Inquirer.net 04/03/2018

ILOILO CITY — The government is still seeking the cancellation of land titles issued illegally by personnel of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource (DENR) on Boracay Island seven years ago. The case against eight DENR…

Former DENR Secretary launches nationwide competition for socially-oriented orgs

Jose Santino S. Bun-achita 04/03/2018

Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez continues rendering public service through helping community-based businesses. With her new iLOVE (Investments in Loving Organizations for Village Economies) Foundation, Lopez launched a nationwide competition for socially-oriented organizations that will be chosen…

DENR awards Solid Earth for responsible mining

PR 03/27/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has awarded Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC) the Gawad Tugas for responsible mining. The government granted SEDC the award “in recognition of having displayed and demonstrated…

DENR Cebu takes hands off on the probe vs 7 Cebu hikers linked to Mt. Pulag fire

Morexette Erram 01/25/2018

Unless instructed by their central office to coordinate, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR – 7) will not participate in the filing of criminal complaints against seven Cebuanos accused of causing the…

DENR to restore open-pit mining

Inquirer.net 10/24/2017

The ban on open-pit mining put in place by rejected former environment secretary Regina Paz Lopez will be lifted before yearend after the interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) on Tuesday voted to reverse the order. “A…

DENR to lead SRP cleanup

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/15/2017

CELEBRATING ICC DAY For the 32nd celebration of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day with the theme “Together for our Ocean,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) will take the lead in cleaning…

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