Arturo Valdez - updates

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Wooden Philippine boats to retrace historic China voyage

Apr 28, 2018 - 11:25 PM

The crew members on the 3 'balangay' replicas hope to make it to Xiamen by May 2

VOYAGE TO CHINA. A traditional Philippine wooden boat known as 'balangay' sets sail from Manila to China on April 28, 2018. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Chinese dredger ship impounded offshore, crew investigated

Feb 02, 2017 - 6:09 PM

The ship MV Zhong Hai 18 has no DENR issued mineral ore export permit for shipping and transporting outside the Philippines

DENR wants to shut down Payatas landfill by first quarter of 2017

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says they will no longer allow dumpsites near bodies of water

Lopez wants ECCs on renewable energy approved in 2 weeks

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The environment department also cancels the expired environmental compliance certificates of 6 projects

DENR to dismantle 'illegal, empty' Laguna Lake fish pens first

Jan 04, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Environment Undersecretary Arturo Valdez says fish pen permits will not be renewed for a year to give Laguna Lake a healing period

HEALING PERIOD. The environment department will soon conduct its massive dismantling of fish pens in Laguna Lake. File photo by George Moya/Rappler