Skirting the dumpsite closure

Editorial 03/06/2017

A public hearing scheduled on April 18 on a proposal by Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr. to set up a transfer station inside the Inayawan dumpsite should invite maximum participation from city residents if only to allow them…

Council to hold public hearing on transfer station proposal

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/05/2017

THE Cebu City Council will ask city residents if they would support the city government’s move to set up a one -hectare transfer station in the now closed Inayawan dumpsite despite a court order not to do…

City to dump garbage at SRP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

City to comply with CA ruling, SRP lot to be used as temporary waste transfer station Starting today (Saturday), the Cebu City government will start dumping the city’s collected garbage at the South Road Properties (SRP), which…

CA to Cebu City: Stop dumping garbage at Inayawan landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

A FRESHER air to breathe and cleaner waters to drink. A victory for Cebuanos. These are among the things to be expected with the Court of Appeals (CA) granting the first-ever Writ of Kalikasan in Cebu and…

Difficult road seen for P10M anapog proposal at Cebu City Council

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/26/2016

CHANCES of the Cebu City Council’s approval on the P10 million proposal to buy anapog (limestone) for the Inayawan landfill looks bleak. Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera said he is not bent on endorsing the approval of…

Osmeña, Garganera argue landfill case before CA

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/24/2016

In an awaited face off, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera finally went head to head before the Court of Appeals (CA) yesterday over a core environmental issue that has long been…

City Hall, landfill opponents told to submit position papers

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/24/2016

The Court of Appeals (CA) ordered contending parties to submit their position papers on the petition for a Temporary Environmental Protection Order (TEPO) on the Inayawan Landfill within 15 days for resolution by justices on the case.…

Hard pressed for resolution

Editorial 10/14/2016

With the Court of Appeals (CA) ruling favorably on the Writ of Kalikasan yet holding off on issuing a Temporary Environment Restraining Order (Tepo), the onus of resolving the debate over the Inayawan landfill’s fate is again…

Tom invites justices to visit landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/13/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is inviting justices of the Court of Appeals (CA) to join him and visit the Inayawan landfill in an effort to convince them to allow the city to continue using the facility.…

More reasons against reuse of Consolacion private dumpsite

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/12/2016

DESPITE recommendation from the Court of Appeals (CA) for Cebu City Hall to try and renegotiate with the private landfill in Consolacion town, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said it cannot go back dumping its waste there.…

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