For better air quality, EMB-7 urges public to use friendly alternatives to fireworks

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 12/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas appeals for the use of safe and friendly alternatives to fireworks and fire crackers this holiday season…

Gwen: Cordova fixed and floating cottages operators have until Oct. 4 to demolish structures

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has instructed all operators of fixed and floating cottages in Cordova to demolish their structures no later than October 4, 2022. Garcia issued the ultimatum during the second stakeholders’…

DOH-7: Avoid swimming in Catarman, Cordova waters

Futch Anthony Inso 09/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) issued a health warning on Thursday, September 8, 2022, cautioning the public from engaging in public swimming and other similar activities in the coastal waters…

Cordova mayor thanks operators of floating cottages for cooperation

Futch Anthony Inso 08/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Cordova Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan has expressed his gratitude to operators of fixed and floating cottages in the town, who cooperated with the order to cease operations on Monday, August 29, 2022. Operations of these…

Cordova police inspects coastal waters for implementation of Gwen’s EO 25

Futch Anthony Inso 08/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Cordova Police Station conducted monitoring in the coastal waters in the town to ensure the strict implementation of Executive Order no. 25 issued by Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. The inspection was led by Police…

Capitol: No more floating cottages in Cordova

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no more floating and fixed cottages in the shores and other easement zones in Cordova town, the Capitol reminded.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia issued another Executive Order (EO), formally implementing the…

Tests underway to determine why a river in Borbon turned white

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tests are now being conducted to explain why a river in Borbon town in northern Cebu turned into a milky-white color last Sunday, August 21. Don Gregorio Antigua Barangay Captain Margarito Ornopia Jr.…

EMB-7 recommends immediate course of action in Cordova costal water problems

Futch Anthony Inso 08/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has recommended to the Municipality of Cordova to take immediate course of action to mitigate any environmental pollution in the town’s coastal waters. EMB-7 recommended to the…

Cordova seawater has high level of coliform – EMB-7

Futch Anthony Inso 08/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has observed a high level of coliform in the seawater of Cordova town. This was announced by Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan during the flagraising ceremony…

Rivers in Cebu City dirty, unsafe but hope remains — CCENRO, EMB

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City’s major river systems are dirty and unsafe for the public, especially the downstream. This was the report of the representative of the City Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) and the Environment…

3,000 tons of stinking post-Odette garbage permeate ‘unbearable’ smell in Barangay Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Inayawan have raised concerns about the unbearable smell they have been experiencing in the past days. Gea, whose family lives near Ocampo Drive, told CDN Digital that it has been…

EMB-7 temporarily closes Inayawan Transfer Station

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has temporarily closed the Inayawan Transfer Station in Cebu City due to the environmental violations of the operators. Following the inspection of the EMB-7 at…

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