LLC stockholders ask EMB-7 not to issue permit for planned coal-fired power plant

Doris C. Bongcac 05/01/2017

Stockholders of the Ludo and Luym Corporation (LLC) have asked the director of the Environment Management Bureau in Central Visayas to deny permit issuance on the planned operation of coal-fired power plant on their property located in…

Wastes from Korea hazardous, says EMB

Dominic D. Yasay 02/17/2017

Start of hauling of plastics moved to today The Mandaue City government is calling on the importers of the shredded plastic wastes from South Korea, which were dumped in a lot in Barangay Tingub, to pull out…

BOC warns sending waste materials back to S. Korea

Dominic D. Yasay, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/09/2017

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) will be sending back the tons of shredded plastics that were found dumped in a private lot in Barangay Tingub, Mandaue City, once a warrant of seizure is issued against the vessel…

Clustering landfills may ease garbage problems

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/31/2017

Cebu’s local governments should cluster their landfills to resolve common garbage problems, a top official of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB) said yesterday. “This has been discussed by the Cebu province for a long time. This needs…

Jail’s waste facility overworked, not broken

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/19/2017

THE wastewater facility isn’t broken, it’s just not operating to capacity, said the acting warden of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Dr. Gil Macato, acting warden, said budget constraints and the overpopulation of inmates…

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…

Looking the other way

Editorial 01/04/2017

It’s no small irony to learn that Jomara Konstruckt Corp., the private hauler contracted by the Cebu City government to handle the city’s mounting garbage, is dumping the city’s refuse to the private landfill site in Barangay…

A CYCLE OF TRASH

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Morexette Erram 12/30/2016

By the first day of the New Year, there is a big chance that the South Road Properties (SRP) has not yet been completely cleared of trash as earlier promised by the Cebu City government. This much…

Cebu City finds a garbage hauler; to stop dumping at SRP

Morexette Erram 12/26/2016

The Cebu City government has hired a mining company operating in Surigao province as private hauler to collect the garbage that the city produces daily. Department of Public Service (DPS) chief Roberto Cabarrubias he was informed by…

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…

City Hall eyes emergency measures on SRP trash dump

Edison Delos Angeles, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/21/2016

While Cebu City’s garbage dump is getting larger out there at the South Road Properties (SRP), officials have finally found a way to address the rising problem which entered its fifth day on Wednesday. City Hall has…

DENR orders close watch on SRP

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/19/2016

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Isabelo Montejo disclosed that a team from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) has been sent to the South Road Properties (SRP) to check on the garbage…

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