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DENR calls on gov’t, business sector to address problem of plastic pollution

Posted on Thursday, 4 July 2019 05:09 PM | No Comments
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged the government and business sectors to work together in addressing plastic pollution in the country. Assistant Secretary and Biodiversity Management...

Report restaurant’s selling tawilis – DENR

Posted on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 05:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Calabarzon reminds the public that the closed fishing season for tawilis remains in effect until April 30. Thus, the...

Simultaneous clean-up of rivers, canals leading to Manila Bay set on March 31

Posted on Wednesday, 20 March 2019 07:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set a simultaneous clean up of canals and rivers leading to Manila Bay on March 31. DENR Undersecretary...

Malacañang demands further justifications on Boracay closure plan

Posted on Monday, 2 April 2018 09:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has no final decision yet on the planned closure of Boracay Island. Malacañang said they have asked additional justification from the Department of the...

DENR orders self-demolition for Boracay establishments to avoid lawsuit

Posted on Wednesday, 28 March 2018 04:37 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has reminded owners of commercial establishments located at the no-build zone area of Bulabog Beach in Boracay Island to self-demolish to avoid facing...

Task Force Boracay recommends 6-month closure despite stakeholders’ appeals

Posted on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 10:33 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu said  they have already submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte their recommendation to close Boracay Island for six months....

House Speaker calls for resignation of LTO Chief due to car plates backlog

Posted on Thursday, 7 December 2017 03:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez got very upset after Land Transportation Office Chief Edgar Galvante failed to attend the House Committee hearing earlier Wednesday. During the hearing, various...

Environmental groups seek to ensure waste shipment will be returned to Canada

Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:53 PM | No Comments
Environmental groups are not satisfied with the promise of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take action in bringing its garbage that was shipped to the Philippines  back to Canada ....

Residents call on DENR to stop mining operations in Homonhon and Manicani Islands

Posted on Friday, 3 November 2017 01:11 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Several residents of two villages in Guiuan, Eastern Samar have asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) not to renew the permit of Hinatuan Mining...

Environmental group opposes waste incineration in the country

Posted on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:34 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Environmental groups in the country joined forces to call on the government to uphold the ban on the waste incineration. They claim such move poses threat to...