City to dump garbage at SRP

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

City to comply with CA ruling, SRP lot to be used as temporary waste transfer station Starting today (Saturday), the Cebu City government will start dumping the city’s collected garbage at the South Road Properties (SRP), which…

CA to Cebu City: Stop dumping garbage at Inayawan landfill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/16/2016

A FRESHER air to breathe and cleaner waters to drink. A victory for Cebuanos. These are among the things to be expected with the Court of Appeals (CA) granting the first-ever Writ of Kalikasan in Cebu and…

Creek stench

Editorial 12/16/2016

It was pathetic seeing the officials of both the Cebu City Jail and the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) blaming each other for the stench emanating from the Kalunasan Creek which, if left to worsen,…

EMB says both city, provincial jails may have caused stench

Nestle L. Semilla 12/13/2016

Both the Cebu City jail and the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) may be responsible for causing the stench at the Kalunasan Creek, the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) said yesterday. “Based (on)…

FINDING THE CULPRIT

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 12/12/2016

Whose poop is it? The question appears to have no answer for now, as Cebu’s biggest jails, the Cebu City Jail and the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), began throwing blame at each other on…

PROBE LANGUB STENCH

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/11/2016

The unbearable odor coming from Kalunasan creek which passes through Guadalupe cave, a holy place, has raised calls for the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7)to investigate nearby jails As thousands of devotees of the Patroness of Cebu, the…

EMB to determine cause of foul odor in Kalunasan creek

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/10/2016

THE Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) will send a technical team tomorrow, Monday, to check on the creek near the Our Lady of Guadalupe grotto in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, that is believed to be…

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)…

No compromise deal on Inayawan landfill closure

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/03/2016

NO compromise agreement was reached on the timetable and plans for the closure of the Inayawan landfill. Despite their earlier disinterest in sitting down with each other, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña and Councilor Joel Garganera met…

City Hall wants P124M budget for garbage disposal

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/31/2016

CEBU City Mayor Tomas Osmeña sought a P102 million budget that will go to outsourcing heavy equipment and dump trucks for the city’s garbage collection and disposal next year. The mayor also asked for P22 million in…

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