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DENR CALABARZON partners with private sector for NGP adoption in Batangas

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) CALABARZON officially enters into an agreement with four companies for the adoption of selected National Greening Program (NGP) graduated sites in Lian, Calatagan and Balayan, Batangas, on October 29, 2020.  The said companies include South Luzon Thermal Energy Corporation (SLTEC), Absolut Distillers, Inc. (ADI), SEM Calaca Power […]

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2 kinasuhan ng paglabag sa environmental laws

BALAYAN, Batangas — ISINAKDAL na sa Office of the Provincial Prosecutor sa bayang ito ng patung-patong na mga kaso ng paglabag sa iba’t ibang environmental laws ang dalawang lalaki sa bayan ng Tuy, Batangas, matapos positibong kilalanin na siyang mga responsable sa pagkalason ng isang lagnas o creek sa naturang bayan at ang pagkamatay ng […]

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RCBC allots P39-B for environment

RIZAL Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) has allocated P39 billion—net proceeds from the bank’s issuance of Green and Sustainability Bonds last year—to environment-related programs and social development projects that support the country’s commitment to United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and The Paris Agreement. These investments are intended to mitigate the impact of climate change […]

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‘Manila Bay Clean-up, A Legacy of the Community’ – DENR

TAYTAY, Rizal – THE community’s participation in the environmental activities, including the clean up and maintenance of the cleanliness of the Manila Bay tributaries, may become their legacy, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Rizal head Isidro Mercado said during a clean-up drive along Hulong Bangiad Creek in Brgy. San Juan, here, in advance […]

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Advocating Clean and Renewable Energy Education: The APRI Experience

THE first education center of AboitizPower that promotes clean and renewable energy education in the country – the Cleanergy Center celebrated its 6th year anniversary last Dec. 11, 2019, at the APRI Admin Compound, Limao, Calauan, Laguna. The event with the theme “To Six Years and Beyond: Cleanergy’s Passionate Public Service on Renewable Energy Education”, […]

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Batangueños join ICC with passion; Shell leads business sector volunteers

By MAGIELYN M. RAYOS-BABAO DRIVEN by their innate passion for environmental protection, Batangueños from different sectors actively participated in this year’s observance of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day, September 21. The ICC is an annual environment activity which has been started for thirty (30 years and is set every third Saturday of September. This […]

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PCG: “Walang oil spill sa Batangas Bay”

By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS WALA umanong ‘oil spill‘ na nangyari sa Batangas Bay partikular sa baybayin ng Brgy. Tabangao Aplaya, Lungsod ng Batangas, ayon kay Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Batangas Station commander Geoffrey G. Espaldon. Ayon sa opisyal, maituturing na isang insidente ng ‘oil sheen’ ang nangyari sa lugar kung saan ay may nakitang mga […]

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Rescued pangolins in Cavite, released back in Palawan

THREE Philippine pangolins rescued from alleged smugglers in Tagaytay City, Cavite were released by Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) Enforcement Team back into the wilderness of Palawan, Monday, at about 9 p.m. Out of the 10 pangolins that were rescued last June 28, the three were the remaining pangolins that survived. The suspects namely […]

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Pwede talaga! RTNMC: Truly an epitome of responsible mining

By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC), the oldest subsidiary of Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC), ran away with the Presidential Mineral Industry Environment (PMIEA) Award for surface mining operations, the third time it has done so. The award was given during the recently concluded 65th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference […]

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Calabarzon rivers up for massive cleanup on March 1

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — Following the success of the massive cleanup activities of Manila Bay and its environs last month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 4-A (Calabarzon) and its field units will conduct another cleanup of the region’s polluted river systems and tributaries on March 1. Ann Hazel Javier, DENR 4-A public […]