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Group seeks use of cut trees for school desks

After pledging funds to restore a Gabaldon building of the Bayambang Central School in Bayambang town in Pangasinan, an agriculture group asked the government to donate the trees cut along the Manila North Road (MNR) in the province so these can be made into desks and chairs for the school.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DENR ends lease agreement with controversial Boracay resort

PORTIONS of Boracay West Cove have been demolished for construction in areas outside its lease area. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has terminated a 25-year land use agreement with a controversial posh resort in Boracay accused of illegal construction.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Forest fire response teams on high alert for Mayon eruption—DENR

Mayon Volcano. Apple Buemia Llorando/Contributed photo

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje has placed on high alert all forest and fire protection officers in Albay, to the wildfires that Mayon Volcano’s eruption could cause.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DENR answer to pollution: Advance clean fuel schedule, junk old cars


Criticized for lagging behind in adopting cleaner fuel standards, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has proposed advancing the implementation of the Euro 4 fuel standards for new passenger and light duty vehicles.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DENR exec disowns tree deal in key road project


A top regional environment official has disowned an agreement to spare trees marked for cutting for a road expansion project, but a provincial official said the agreement remained valid.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »