Talisay City Legal Office orders closure of heavy equipment motorpool

Rosalie Abatayo 11/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines ——A heavy equipment motorpool in Barangay Poblacion in Talisay City have been ordered closed because of non compliance with environmental laws and for their lack in business permit. Personnel from the City Legal Office…

Task force to implement demolition of illegal structures in Sta. Fe town

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A task force will be formed to implement environmental laws, especially in the resort areas of Sta. Fe town, Bantayan Island. The task force will be composed of representatives of the Local Government unit of…

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…

Task force on environment regularly monitors Cebu, Bohol resorts

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A multi-agency task force regularly monitors compliance of environmental laws by resorts in Panglao Island, Bohol as well as those located along beach destinations in Cebu. The task force is composed of the Central Visayas…

Groundbreaking rules for environmental cases

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/13/2015

The Supreme Court under then Chief Justice Reynato Puno promulgated A.M. No. 09-6-8-SC, the trailblazing Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases (the “Rules”) on April 13, 2010. American author and lawyer Elizabeth Barrett Ristroph acknowledges that “In…

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