DENR probes Manila Bay ‘pollution’

March 30, 2020
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he suspected that the sudden color change from the previous dark blue to turquoise blue is caused by direct discharge of wastewater from the treatment plants of buildings and establishments in the vicinity. He did not mention the names of establishments facing the probe.

Nayon execs charged

March 04, 2020
OMBUDSMAN Samuel Martires has ordered the filing of graft charges before the Sandiganbayan against six officials of Nayong Pilipino Foundation, Inc. (NDFI) for accepting free transportation to South Korea three years ago.

DILG lowers boom on 2 mayors over street clearing issue

February 28, 2020
“Unless local chief executives get their act together and take the President’s instructions to clear roads seriously, they will be held accountable and face charges,” he said. The DILG said this is the second batch of cases filed before the Office of the Ombudsman after the two local chief executives (LCEs) failed to satisfactorily respond to the show cause orders issued by the Department and were among those who obtained the lowest scores in the validation and assessment conducted by the Department.

DENR sets environment summit

February 24, 2020
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is all set for the 3rd Philippine Environment Summit (PES) which convenes mostly college and senior high school students aimed at promoting sound environmental practices toward sustainable development.