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MGB integrates storm surge warnings in geohazard maps; Minglanilla, Talisay at risk


THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) will include in its geohazards mapping and information campaigns the vulnerability of towns and cities in Central Visayas to storm surge. This came as a lesson after the storm surge caused by supertyphoon Yolanda devastated buildings and houses in Eastern Visayas leaving thousands dead. “If geologists see that a […]

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mandaue City relocation site prone to flooding, MGB says

THE 6.5 hectare relocation site in barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City is susceptible to liquefaction and flooding, results of a geo-hazard assessment report of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) showed yesterday. The agency also recommended converting two blocks located between an active and dry river bed into a green zone. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes […]

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

No compromise on mine leak—Aquino

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President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s marching orders to Environment Secretary Ramon Paje brooked no argument: Do not compromise on the environment.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Team finds no violation in mine firm operations in Agusan del Norte

A team of environment and mining experts, as well as indigenous people and church groups, have cleared the San Roque Metals Inc. (SRMI) of environmental violation charges coming from local politicians in Agusan del Norte.

Posted: May 5th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bill declares Eastern Samar mining-free


Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone has filed a bill seeking to declare the province as mining-free.

Posted: March 7th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »