DENR to investigate cause of Naga landslide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu conducted a site inspection at the landslide area at Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in the City of Naga on Friday noon (September 21). In a brief interview with the media, Cimatu said he…

Eight caught in NBI-DENR operation

Benjie B. Talisic, Chris Ligan, Morexette B. Erram 09/19/2018

  Eight persons including two engineers were taken into custody by agents of the the National Bureau of Investigation in Barangay Babae 2, Lapu-Lapu City Wednesday afternoon. The agents who are detailed to the NBI’s Environmental Crime…

DENR land records to go digital

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2018

ABOUT two million sheets of land records in the Central Visayas are set to be digitized in the next 18 months. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) announced yesterday that they will start with the…

DENR to finalize assessment of structures in Oslob coastal areas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/19/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will finalize its assessment of structures built on the coastal areas in Oslob town to determine if its owners violated the 20-meter easement zone. Oslob Mayor Jose Tumulak Jr.…

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…

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