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Legarda wants environmental laws enforced

Sen. Loren Legarda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Loren Legarda has reiterated her call for faithful compliance with Republic Act No. 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act), saying that failure to do so would endanger not only the environment but also more lives and livelihood.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Let’s make climate laws work!


Media and social network sites were abuzz with comments from citizens who attributed politics to the Cebu City Council’s act of requiring the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRMO) to submit the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) plan before it can review the P-202 million Local DRRM Fund Investment Plan.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Gov’t unsure of compliance by towns, cities with waste laws

Are 13 cities, 81 towns and 2,324 villages within the Manila Bay watershed in Central Luzon complying with environmental laws and capable of doing their part in the cleanup and rehabilitation of Manila Bay as ordered by the Supreme Court in 2008?

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mangrove cutting rap surprises mayor


A municipal mayor in Eastern Samar has denied violating environmental laws in the implementation of a resettlement project.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sincerity in implementing the laws


News of toxic waste dumping by Glenn Defense Marine Asia, the Malaysia-based United States Navy contractor in Philippine waters was headline news the past days. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has scheduled a meeting today with the parties concerned. Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is calling for a Senate investigation of the incident. A very effective environmental crusader, the EcoWaste Coalition, is pushing for a transparent investigation and the filing of a legal action, as warranted.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

West Tower residents accuse FPIC of dumping wastewater into city sewage system


Residents of West Tower Condominium and its immediate community in Barangay Bangkal, Makati City have accused the Lopez-owned First Philippine Industrial Corp. and its contractors of continuously discharging fuel-contaminated water directly into the city’s sewage system.

Posted: September 29th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Learning from Nature


The endless opportunity to learn from and be captivated by nature beckons one to gardening. Have you taken the time to observe the black ants? They are always stepping forward, constantly on the go, searching for food to feed the queen and the growing brood in the colony. I wonder if they even take a [...]

Posted: August 29th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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