DPWH workers complain about stench from garbage at SRP

Inna Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/27/2017

Personnel from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) office are the latest people to complain of the stench coming from the garbage left to be transferred at the temporary transfer station in the South Road…

Council grants emergency powers to Osmeña anew

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/06/2017

The Cebu City Council passed a resolution allowing Mayor Tomas Osmeña to hire the services of a private garbage hauler for the second time on Friday morning after a special session at the city hall. During the…

SRP dumping continues

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/29/2016

FOR now, Cebu City will continue using the transfer station in the South Road Properties (SRP) to dump its garbage. According to Department of Public Services (DPS) head Roberto Cabarrubias, they have no other choice but to…

SRP: DUMPSITE NO MORE?

Morexette Erram 12/27/2016

City starts taking garbage out of South Road Properties. But the hauling fee is higher than what was paid during the Rama administration, says Councilor Joel Garganera Here’s one good news: The tons of trash that have…

Council grants emergency powers to Osmeña

Morexette Erram 12/23/2016

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña was granted authority by the Cebu City Council to use the unspent savings of last year worth P9 million pesos on hiring a private hauler to collect garbage and dump it into…

Giving Osmeña the benefit of the doubt on the garbage problem

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/22/2016

In fairness to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, he also has his valid and practical reasons for making the South Road Properties (SRP) the temporary transfer station of the mountainous garbage of the city. Last Tuesday, I…

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…

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

John Carlo Villaruel, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/19/2016

A dumpsite by any other name would still smell as awful. Cebu City continues to dump garbage at the SRP lot It’s been three days since Cebu City started dumping its garbage, averaging 500 tons per day,…

New dumpsite

Editorial 12/19/2016

If anything, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña brought it upon himself when he reopened the Inayawan landfill despite an order from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to shut down landfills that have outlived its…

The SRP as a dumpsite

Ricky Poca 12/19/2016

The issuance of a Writ of Kalikasan by the Court of Appeals against the Cebu City government that effectively ordered the closure of the Inayawan landfill came weeks after Environment Secretary Gina Lopez wanted it closed due…

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…

NEW DUMPSITE: SRP

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 12/17/2016

Cebu City began dumping its garbage at the South Road Properties (SRP) yesterday despite warnings from environment officials, a city councilor and a legal luminary that the city government is courting lawsuits for environmental violations. Department of…

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