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…

Air quality improves in Metro Cebu during ECQ

Futch Anthony Inso 04/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Amidst the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), the air quality in Metro Cebu area has improved based on the monitoring of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)-7. The implementation of the ECQ…

EMB-7, 2 other firms to donate PPEs for Cebu City garbage collectors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Recognizing the need for proper disposal of face masks and the protection of garbage collectors amid the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural…

CPDRC promises to address wastewater discharge complaints

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) in Barangay Kalunasan in Cebu City has made a promise to take steps to comply with environmental standards and address concerns on their wastewater discharge.…

EMB-7 tells public to take safety measures as Indonesia haze reaches Cebu 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Wear dust masks or eye goggles to protect yourself from air pollutants.  This is the advice of the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) to the public after confirming that Metro Cebu is currently…

No confirmed data saying there’s haze in Cebu — EMB-7

Rosalie Abatayo 09/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) says there is no data yet which confirm that a haze is affecting parts of Cebu and its neighbouring provinces.  This is contrary…

Binaliw landfill to take more trash from Metro Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Binaliw landfill will be taking more trash from other towns and cities in Metro Cebu as its developer, ARN Waste Management Inc., is currently in talks with Lapu-Lapu City, Compostela town, Consolacion…

Binaliw landfill developer: We’re working on the ‘bad’ smell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Binaliw landfill developers, ARN Builders, said they are working on the complaints of the Barangay Binaliw residents regarding the smell from the landfil, which they said actually came from the haulers delivering…

EMB-7 urges public to be vigilant, report businesses violating environmental laws

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) is urging the public to always be vigilant and to immediately report establishments that are violating environmental laws. Engineer William Cuñado, EMB-7 chief, said that…

Naga Mayor Chiong: Hazard reduction work in landslide-hit Tinaan 66% done

06/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hazard reduction activities in the landslide area in barangay Tinaan, Naga City are already 66 percent completed based on the monitoring of the city government. Outgoing Naga City Mayor and Vice Mayor-elect Kristine…

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…

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