EMB-7 to conduct strict monitoring on waste management of establishments

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Waste management facilities in Central Visayas can expect ‘stringent’ inspections from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) in the coming weeks. In a statement sent to reporters, EMB-7 said it will be conducting inspections…

Hospitals may still be held accountable for hazardous waste in Mactan Channel

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The hospitals’ accountability on their biohazard wastes does not end with contracting a third party firm to dispose of their trash. Gilbert Gonzales, Central Visayas director of the Department of Environment and Natural…

DENR-7 readies complaint against Pasil ‘pawikan’ vendors

Doris C. Bongcac 12/11/2018

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environment officials in Central Visayas are set to file this afternoon a complaint for the violation of Republic Act 9147 or the Conservation and Protection of Wildlife Resources and their Habitats Act against…

DENR-7 seeks to coordinate with stakeholders, LGUs to save rivers from pollution

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/29/2018

A TOP environmental official in Central Visayas is planning to have a joint undertaking with stakeholders and local government units (LGUs) in an effort to save the rivers from pollution. “Ang kailangan lang natin ay mag-participate para…

DENR-7 officials, employees told to implement river rehab programs

Doris C. Bongcac 11/26/2018

Taking their cue from Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, officials and employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) are now finalizing their rehabilitation plans to ensure that rivers in the region are…

DENR-7 suspends Sangat port project

Futch Anthony Inso 11/18/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has suspended processing of the application for the issuance of an area clearance for the reclamation component of the proposed international seaport project in barangay Sangat,…

DENR-7 wants to declare Danajon Double Reef as protected area

Futch Anthony Inso 10/10/2018

The DENR-7 has proposed to declare the Danajon Double Reef as a protected area. PENRO Nestor Canda said that aside from the conservation and protection of marine species, Danajon Double Reef also has a big potential for…

DENR-7 urges more volunteers for International Coastal Clean-up Day

Gerard Vincent Francisco 09/12/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR – 7) encourages more volunteers to join the International Coastal Clean-up Day to be held on Saturday (September 15). Around 7,000 individuals have already volunteered, but…

DENR-7 to start electronic data capture of land records

Rosalie Abatayo 08/15/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) will start the electronic data capture of two million sheets of land records by September this year. Engr. Maria Fe C. Baquirquir, chief of the Records…

DENR-7 in need of Tañon Strait special prosecutor

Futch Anthony Inso 07/15/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) is now seeking the appointment of a special prosecutor that will handle cases involving the conservation of Tañon Strait. The appointment of a prosecutor is intended…

DENR-7: Demolish 1K illegal structures in Bantayan Island’s coastal areas

Futch Anthony Inso 06/30/2018

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has recommended the demolition of over a thousand structures situated along the coastal areas in Bantayan Island. Raul Pasoc, Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENRO)…

DENR-7: Six Mactan resorts violated easement zone rule

Nestle L. Semilla 03/20/2018

AT LEAST six resorts in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu were found to have violated the easement zone rule under the Presidential Decree (PD) 1067 or the Water Code of the Philippines. Nestor Canda, the regional coordinator on the…

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