By Jaymee T. Gamil
The plan to redevelop the property currently occupied by the Jose Abad Santos Memorial School (JASMS) on Edsa in West Triangle, Quezon City, is on hold until the concerns raised by the students’ parents are addressed, according to the land developer tapped by the property owners.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The wrong address of the Environmental Management Bureau instantly gave away a fake environmental compliance certificate (ECC) purportedly issued by the agency to a mining cooperative in Zamboanga del Sur.
A company extracting magnetite (black sand) from a coastal area here, where a government-sponsored golf course is proposed to rise, would not be allowed to process an environmental clearance for a mineral processing facility, an Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) official said on Wednesday.
By Erika Sauler
Proponents of the Manila Bay reclamation allayed fears that the project would set off a catastrophe similar to what happened to Tacloban City, saying that sea walls meant to reflect waves would lessen the strength of storm surges.
No aquaculture operator in Pangasinan province has secured an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) from the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) even though their fish farming ventures have been operating for years, an EMB official in the Ilocos region said.