EMB office closed to public on March 17 and 18

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY- Those who plan to visit the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Central Visayas office today will have to reschedule.  This as the EMB regional office announced it will be closed to the public for two days…

CPDRC needs pollution control program to address wastewater woes

Rosalie Abatayo 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The cease and desist order (CDO) against the wastewater discharge from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) will remain without an effective pollution control program (PCP) for the penitentiary. Lawyer Donato…

Piggery in San Fernando, Cebu shut down due to environmental issues

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities shut down a large-scale piggery in San Fernando town,  southeastern Cebu after it was caught in the act of directly discharging untreated livestock waste into the sea. The piggery was caught in a…

Compostela homeowners object to cold storage project

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/21/2017

A HOMEOWNERS association in Compostela town, northern Cebu voiced concern over the ongoing construction of a cold storage facility near their area, saying it had resulted in floods in their subdivision. “The developer raised the level of…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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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