City Health to send team to assess health issues caused by Binaliw landfill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health will send a medical team to Barangay Binaliw today, Friday, June 7, to assess the reported respiratory illnesses there because of the landfill in the area. Dr. Alma Corpin,…

Amid residents’ complaints, EMB-7 continues to probe Binaliw landfill

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) will be looking into the permits of ARN Builders, the developers of the Binaliw landfill, as they continue to investigate the landfill following the complaints…

EMB-7 to city gov’t : Give private firms chance to help solve Cebu City’s waste problems

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is encouraged to give private operators a chance to help the city to manage its wastes. William Cuñado, Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) regional director, said that…

Dad to EMB-7: Don’t delay OK of permits of firms seeking to collect medical wastes in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Don’t delay the approval of permits for accredited medical waste treatment, storage, and disposal providers to operate in Cebu City so that they can start collecting medical wastes in the city.” This is…

Wear masks, Cebu still not haze-free: EMB-7

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/27/2015

CEBU is still not haze free, according to the regional Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7). EMB-7 Regional Director William Cunado said they noticed the erratic results of the air quality test taken from Monday evening until this afternoon.…

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