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SC fines Maynilad, Manila Water P900M each for lack of sewage lines

Aug 06, 2019 - 5:54 PM

(UPDATED) The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System is held jointly liable for both amounts charged against Maynilad and Manila Water

DENR fines 209 Boracay establishments

Oct 29, 2018 - 6:50 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says 209 establishments in Boracay need to pay a total of P43 million if they wish to operate again

[OPINION] The water you drink and use – and why you should care more

Aug 08, 2018 - 1:00 PM

There are new emergent threats to water in the 21st century

SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT. Author [2-L] poses onstage during the Sustainability Summit 2018 hosted by Enderun CollegesPhoto by Nico Valdez/PH Lab

DENR orders 49 Siargao businesses to address environmental violations

Mar 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM

'If we want to sustain [Siargao's] viability as an international surfing capital, we must show that we are all helping to protect and conserve its environment,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

DENR to remove illegal structures in Coron Bay

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:05 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will begin issuing violation and eviction notices to erring establishments next month

CORON SEAPORT. Outriggers docked at Coron Bay. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

El Nido crackdown on erring establishments begins

Feb 24, 2018 - 10:23 AM

(UPDATED) Mayor Nieves Rosento says the degrading water quality in the town’s public beach remains a problem

VIOLATION. Environmental authorities vow to remove illegal structures built on shoreline easement zone in El Nido. Photo by Keith S. Anthony Fabro/Rappler

Benguet Corp faces P24-M fine for tailings leak in old mine

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:35 AM

The Environmental Management Bureau in Cordillera region will recommend the fine on Benguet Corporation to the Pollution Adjudication Board following the tailings leak at its old open pit mine in Itogon Benguet

SC petition filed to shut down Payatas landfill

Mar 13, 2015 - 7:25 PM

A group of concerned residents is seeking a Writ of Kalikasan against government officials for allowing the Payatas sanitary landfill to operate despite violations of environmental laws

LOST IN THE LANDFILL. Most of the garbage generated by Quezon City residents end up in the Payatas landfill. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Philex gets final go-signal to resume mining

Mar 06, 2013 - 5:13 PM

The pollution body gives go signal for Philex Mining to temporarily resume operations at its Padcal gold copper mine

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Philex fine could be highest for water pollution

Feb 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Environment Undersecretary Ignacio says the penalty for Philex violation of the Clean Water Act continues to grow

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Philex secures P2-B loan for Padcal, Silangan projects

Nov 10, 2012 - 3:14 PM

Pangilinan led Philex Mining secured a P2 1 billion loan to fund the capital expenditures of its Padcal mine in Benguet and its Silangan project in Surigao del Norte

CA says MWSS, Maynilad, Manila Water should pay fine for 'water pollution'

Dec 07, 2011 - 8:00 AM

MANILA Philippines The Court of Appeals has compelled two private water concessionaires and their regulator to pay a fine of at least P30 million for allegedly violating the Clean Water Act