DENR gives Christmas cheers to indigent PCMC patients

MANILA – In line with its ComPassion Project and continuing stakeholder partnership, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently conducted a gift-giving activity for the indigent patients of…

1.6K volunteers join Manila Bay cleanup in Bataan

MARIVELES, Bataan — The launching of the rehabilitation of Manila Bay, dubbed as “Battle for Manila Bay” in Bataan province was a success, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)…

DENR closes 47 establishments in Bulacan, Bataan

OBANDO, Bulacan — A total of 47 establishments were shut down in the provinces of Bulacan and Bataan since Friday for polluting the river system that leads to Manila Bay. This…

Itogon town to undergo geohazard assessment

BAGUIO CITY — The mining town of Itogon in Benguet is set to undergo a thorough geological assessment and evaluation, months after it was hit by landslides due to torrential rains…

DENR condemns killing of two environment workers in Isabela

DENR suspends small-scale mining operations in Cordillera

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu on Monday ordered the suspension of all small-scale mining operations in the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) following…

DENR-1 to hold ‘plastic-free’ fun run

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Ilocos Region will conduct a fun run on June 4, in observance of the month-long World…

DENR exec convicted of perjury, ethics violation

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan has convicted an executive of the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of perjury and violation of ethics code. The anti-graft court has found Jacob…

BOC intercepts turtles, eels at NAIA

MANILA — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Friday intercepted seven packages bound for Taiwan and found to contain 123 Chinese soft shell turtles and…

DENR-ARMM worker killed, 2 others hurt in ambush

COTABATO CITY — Police here are hot on the trail of a motorcycle-riding gunmen who ambushed and killed Monday an employee of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources –…

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PENRO seizes thousands of lumber in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources (PENRO) Task Force Lingkod Cagayan (TFLC) confiscated 5,000 board feet of sawn lumber at Barangay Gatto Pamplona, Cagayan on Wednesday. Engr.…

DENR, LGUs spearhead nationwide clean-up drive

MANILA — Massive clean-up activities, dubbed as “Bayan Ko, Linis Ko” were held all over the country Sunday (September 17) for the National Clean Up Day organized by the Department of…

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Ilocos DENR Facilitating Land Grabbing In La Union?

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Investors in the tourism industry in the province are asking for a congressional inquiry on reports that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources…

Cimatu lauds Piddig’s model of convergence initiative on coffee farming

LAOAG CITY -— Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu visited his hometown in Ilocos Norte on Friday and made a side trip to Piddig, where he…

Ipilan Nickel Corp. asked to explain tree cutting spree

MANILA — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has given Ipilan Nickel Corp. (INC) until Wednesday to explain why no criminal charges should be filed against the mining…

DPWH: All trees along road right of way will be removed

DAGUPAN CITY — Environmentalists need not rejoice when some trees were spared by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) while implementing widening of major highways in Pangasinan and…

Timber poachers blamed for burning of forest ranger’s house in Surigao Sur

DAVAO CITY –The burning of a house owned by a forest ranger in Lianga, Surigao del Sur was allegedly work-related, officials said. Eric Herzon Gallego, Department of Environment and Natural…

DENR Ilocos Norte head, 7 others get 90-day preventive suspension

LAOAG CITY– The acting officer-in-charge of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Ilocos Norte, Victor Dabalos, and seven other employees are facing a 90-day preventive suspension in view of…