Environmentalists from various groups raised concern over the safety of the waste-to-energy technology that the city plans to adopt as a solution to waste problem here.
Both the local executives of Davao City and Japan’s Kitakyushu City signed Monday an environmental agreement for the proposed waste-to-energy facility here.
A waste-to-energy will soon rise in this city supported by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japanese firms Nippon Steel& Sumikin Engineering Technology.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said the air quality in Davao is still “good and fair” compared to other cities in the country.
Journalists across the country attended a two-day training here called “Learning Event on Disaster and Emergencies” organized by The Peace and Conflict Journalism Network and Oxfam.
The National Democratic Front in North Eastern Mindanao Region has exposed Wednesday the alleged “greediness and shady mining deals”of Surigao del Sur First District Congressman governor Prospero Pichay.
To the delight of thousands of indigenous and Moro people environment and natural resources secretary Gina Lopez said that her office will no longer entertain new permits for mining companies in the country.
For Maas, the High Tribunal’s decision was “unfair.” This as the group claimed that Bukidnon’s 2001 anti-aerial spray provincial is similar to that of Davao’s ordinance.
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has directed all protected area (PA) managers in the country to ensure that local communities are involved in the all aspects of management of conservation areas known for their natural, ecological and cultural values.
Around 12,000 residents here joined the simultaneous National Clean Up Day on September 17, a local official said.