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Hermosa LGU shuts down Bataan sanitary landfill for environmental violations

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:51 AM

Mayor Jopet Inton personally serves closure order

Hermosa Mayor Jopet Inton Photo by: Mhike Cigaral

Hermosa landfill operator says only EMB can impose environmental laws

Feb 19, 2020 - 9:07 PM

If the Hermosa town mayor wants us to leave, we can turn over the landfill, subject to the recovery of our investments, says Econest

HERMOSA LANDFILL. The sanitary landfill in Hermosa, Bataan operated by Econest Waste Management Corporation.

DENR cites violations of Bataan sanitary landfill operator

Feb 12, 2020 - 6:34 PM

Aside from the environmental violations, the operator of the sanitary landfill has also been called out for not giving Hermosa town its share of the revenues from fees paid by nearby towns

Photo courtesy of Mhike Cigaral

Cagayan de Oro City offers sanitary landfill for use of other towns

Jan 31, 2020 - 1:09 PM

CdO says it will collect fees from towns which will avail of its new sanitary landfill

Cagayan de Oro CIty Mayor Oscar Moreno (in Pink) shows DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu the city's sprawling 45 hectares sanitary landfill. Mayor Moreno offers the landfill to other LGUs but says the LGUs must pay the city government. (Bobby Lagsa/Rappler)

DENR, Aklan gov't to help in Boracay garbage hauling payment

Aug 13, 2019 - 11:30 AM

The Malay government is facing difficulty in paying ECOS P95 million for its collection, hauling, and dumping services from January to June 2019

Ombudsman suspends Polangui mayor, 4 councilors

Jul 17, 2018 - 3:26 PM

For operating an open dumpsite, the Ombudsman suspends Mayor Cherilie Mella-Sampal and 4 Sangguniang Bayan members for one year

 An open dumpsite in Daraga Albay.(Rhaydz B. Barcia)

'Unified decision' needed on Payatas landfill – DENR exec

Aug 08, 2017 - 4:45 PM

If you consider the environmental aspects we can say na puwedeng i close pero iba naman yung consideration ng MMDA iba rin naman yung consideration ng Quezon City says Environment Undersecretary Jonas Leones

Metro Manila landfills full, unusable in 20 years – MMDA

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:30 AM

According to a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority report the increase in trash cost taxpayers P1 84 billion in tipping fees

ALMOST FULL. The three landfills being used by the capital region will be full by 2037, the MMDA reports. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Obando sanitary landfill operation is legal and safe, firm tells SC

Jun 14, 2015 - 3:27 PM

The case is raised to the High Court by Obando Bulacan residents after the Court of Appeals sided with Ecoshield Development Corporation EDC twice

APPEAL. The EcoWaste Coalition and Obando residents express their grief over the Court of Appeals' decision on the Obando sanitary landfill case. Photo from the EcoWaste Coalition

Cagayan de Oro's old dumpsite to be rehabilitated

Feb 03, 2015 - 5:59 PM

Four hectares of the dumpsite will be closed for rehabilitation as the city looks for a site for a new sanitary landfill – 9 years after the law requiring it took effect

DUMPSITE DEPENDENT. At least 1,700 scavengers and garbage workers make a dangerous living from Cagayan de Oro's decades-old dumpsite. Photo courtesy of Bobby Lagsa

Time ticking for Payatas landfill

Mar 06, 2014 - 1:38 PM

A new landfill could quadruple Quezon City s expenses on garbage collection

LANDFILL. The QC government's contract for the Payatas landfill ends in June 30, 2014. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler