An environmental watchdog urged the public to help in the rehabilitation of Marawi City by not buying firecrackers this yuletide holidays.
Local environment officials have denied that liquid substance from wastes dumped at the sanitary landfill in Sitio Burakan, Barangay Pagalungan here has contaminated one of the city’s major rivers.
A local environmental group here called out to the local government and other concerned agencies to assess and monitor the current water quality of the Matina Pangi river following reported leak coming from a sanitary landfill in New Carmen.
The City Council on Tuesday, November 14, called out to the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) to attend the next regular session next week to discuss the status of sanitary landfill in Tugbok district.
The Environmental Management Bureau confirmed it observed a leak coming from a sanitary landfill in New Carmen, Tugbok district here, endangering the lives of the residents as it spread quickly due to the lack of proper drainage and treatment facilities.
Only six public utility jeepneys (PUJs) out of the 80 PUJs that underwent emission passed, an official of the Environment Management Bureau on Friday, November 10 said.
Residents of Talaingod town in Davao del Norte province found a Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) along a road under construction on Thursday afternoon, November 9.
Where could the most polluted area in Davao City be?
If the area of Davao City is divided among its available manpower to implement environmental protection laws, each personnel would cover more than 4,000 hectares of area to do his job.
The Environmental Management Bureau in Region 11 said Dabawenyos are still breathing “good and fair” air based on the monitoring of the agency.