Cimatu orders suspension of Alcoy firms mining, exporting dolomite 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/25/2020

Alcoy, Cebu–Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has verbally ordered on Friday, September 25, 2020, the temporary suspension of all aspects of operations of the two firms quarrying and exporting dolomite here.  Cimatu told members of the media in…

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…

EMB-7: Talisay and Naga have good quality outdoor air

Futch Anthony Inso 11/14/2018

THE Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) is set to declare the cities of Talisay and Naga as an “attainment area” in Metro Cebu, due to the good quality of the cities’ ambient air. Engr. Arthur…

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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…

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…

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)…

Water sampling shows oil contamination in sea around Pescador Island

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/17/2016

THE seawater at Pescador Island, an islet along Tañon Strait and under the jurisdiction of Moalboal town in southwestern Cebu, was found to have been contaminated by an oil spill from a still unknown vessel. The results…

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