Fire guts old office buildings of DENR 7 in Banilad

Norman V. Mendoza 03/13/2017

CEBU CITY—Fire destroyed two 2-story buildings of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7) located at Greenplains Subdivision in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City about 3 a.m. on Monday. The blaze of still…

EMB TO JAILS: Stop dumping wastewater into Langub Creek

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/11/2017

THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 7 asked the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) and Cebu City Jail to cease discharging its wastewater into the Langub Creek in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. EMB-7 also recommended that…

END OF CONTRACT

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 01/02/2017

Despite the December 31, 2016 expiration of the Purchase Order (PO), Jomara Konstruckt Corp. has not totally cleared the temporary transfer station at the South Road Properties (SRP) of garbage. According to DPS assistant chief John Paul…

Cebu City Council approves funds for garbage collection

Morexette Erram 12/23/2016

The Cebu City council has authorized Mayor Tomas Osmeña to use the P9.2 million unspent funds of the previous administration to pay a private hauler or service provider to collect the city’s garbage and dump it in…

ILLEGAL DUMPING

Aileen Garcia-Yap, Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/21/2016

The Cebu City government has been ordered by the Environmental and Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) to stop the “illegal dumping” of garbage at the South Road Properties (SRP), but it is not going to happen…

EMB to issue cease and desist order for SRP dump site

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/20/2016

The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB 7) will issue a cease and desist order (CDO) to stop the dumping of garbage at the South Road Properies (SRP). EMB-7’s chief legal officer Unalee Monares made this…

INAYAWAN LANDFILL COMMITMENTS: Ombud to monitor Cebu City gov’t

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/11/2016

THE Office of the Ombudsman is closely monitoring the Cebu City government if it will follow through with its commitments with the Environmental Management Bureau of Central Visayas (EMB-7) with regards to the Inayawan landfill issue. Environmental…

Deal inked to create monitoring team, funds for Inayawan landfill

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/08/2016

THE Cebu City government has entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) for the establishment of a Multipartite Monitoring Team (MMT), an Environmental Guarantee Fund (EGF), and an Environmental Monitoring Fund (EMF)…

EMB-7 holds biochar workshop in Cebu City Hall

Izobelle T. Pulgo 11/08/2016

A Biochar training workshop is being conducted today at the Social Hall of the Cebu City Hall. Biochar is a process wherein agricultural wastes will be converted into soil fertilizer. Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7)…

DENR adopts Argao as eco-town pilot

PR 10/13/2016

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has adopted the municipality of Argao in southern Cebu as pilot eco-town in solid waste management program. “Among nakita ang Argao nga grabe ka-committed gikan sa mayor ngadto sa…

LANDFILL HAS 13 VIOLATIONS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/02/2016

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) has issued a notice of violation against the City of Cebu for its failure to comply with several standards set by the bureau in the…

Inayawan landfill to open this week

Nestle L. Semilla 06/28/2016

Outgoing Cebu City Councilor Nida Cabrera confirmed that the Inayawan sanitary landfill will be reopened anytime this week. She said the Cebu City government complied with requirements set by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to reopen the…

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