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DENR: 'All set for Manila Bay rehabilitation'
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and other concerned agencies are all set for the Manila Bay rehabilitation, which will start on Sunday, an official said yesterday.
DENR finalizing informal settler relocation plan
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
A plan to relocate informal settler families living beside Manila Bay will have to be finalized before the ISFs are moved out, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said ye...
Bloody bicam on budget expected
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate aims to pass the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget for 2019 on Monday, but lawmakers predict a “bloody” bicameral conference committee proceeding when the chamber reconciles its version...
DENR eyes P200,000 daily fine for Manila Bay polluters
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will impose fines of up to P200,000 per day on establishments found to have contributed to the pollution of Manila Bay, an official said yesterday.
Manila Bay rehab; DENR orders sewage treatment plants put up
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday gave establishments surrounding Manila Bay three months to put up their own sewage treatment plants (STPs).
DAR welcomes ruling on CLOA as proof of ownership
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) welcomed a recent Supreme Court (SC) ruling that declared Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) as sufficient proof of land ownership.
Roy Cimatu inspects waterway, Manila Zoo ahead of cleanup
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu yesterday led the inspection of a polluted estero and the Manila Zoo as part of preparations for the cleanup of Manila Bay, which starts on Jan. 27.
Duterte: 'Human rights groups out to destroy government'
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The drug problem has turned addicts into criminals, and human rights advocates who oppose the war on drugs are “enemies of the state,” President Duterte said on Wednesday.
After Usman, LGUs urged to use geohazard maps
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Citing recent tragedies such as landslides that struck Mimaropa, the Bicol region and Eastern Visayas due to Tropical Depression Usman, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reminded local government...
Waste shipment returned to SoKor on Sunday
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
At least 51 shipping containers of garbage will finally be returned to South Korea on Sunday.
DENR issues warning on balloon release events
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Releasing of balloons in the air during special events including funerals is punishable under the law, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said yesterday.
Globe pushes biodiversity conservation in Siargao
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Following its recent rehabilitation efforts in Boracay, Globe Telecom launched an awareness campaign on marine biodoversity conservation in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, considered the surfing mecca of the...
Lead paint phase-out eyed by end-2019
by Rhodina Villanueva - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Concerned groups have affirmed their unity to promote compliance to the national phase-out target for lead-added industrial paints by Dec. 31, 2019.
Parents told: Torotot can hurt kids
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Parents should supervise children who may choose to play with torotot or paper horns to make noise for the New Year, a consumer watchdog said yesterday.
YEARENDER: DENR restores Boracay as world-class destination
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Cesspool. It took that one word from President Duterte for authorities to move and transform Boracay Island into a world-class tourist destination once more.
Indigenous people key in mitigating climate change – DENR
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has recognized the vital role that indigenous peoples (IPs) play in mitigating climate change impacts and managing solid waste in the Philippines.
Cloudy, rainy on Christmas
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A low-pressure area and the northeast monsoon will bring cloudy skies and rains throughout the country on Christmas day, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)...
DENR: Cruise ship visits won’t affect Boracay’s carrying capacity
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Cruise ships recently seen in Boracay will not affect the carrying capacity of the island, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said.
DENR: Private sector to help fund Manila Bay cleanup
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Certain industries have offered to help the government fund the rehabilitation of Manila Bay, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said.
Mapping of esteros directing waste water to Manila Bay ordered
by Rhodina Villanueva - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the National Mapping Resource and Information Authority, one of the DENR’s attached agencies, to prepare maps that will help identify the esteros...
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