DENR urges LGUs to invest in sanitary landfills

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY—Noting the lack of sanitary landfills in Central Visayas, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is urging local government units to invest in sanitary landfills. “At present, some of our municipalities are still operating…

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…

Cebu City Council raises concern floating wastes will reach the city; calls hospitals, disposal firms to a meeting

01/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Council will be calling in an executive session hospital owners and medical waste disposal providers to ensure that the massive hospital wastes found floating in the sea and coastal areas…

Inayawan landfill to open this week

Nestle L. Semilla 06/28/2016

Outgoing Cebu City Councilor Nida Cabrera confirmed that the Inayawan sanitary landfill will be reopened anytime this week. She said the Cebu City government complied with requirements set by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to reopen the…

EMB: Air quality still erratic, wear masks

Inquirer, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/29/2015

THE air quality in Metro Cebu improved yesterday, but the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) is not yet lifting its advisory to wear protective masks. William Cuñado, EMB-7 regional director for Central Visayas, said their monitoring showed that…

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