DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – The committee on environment of the city council here is asking the City Mayor’s Office to assign an environmental sanitary specialist at the City Health Office to enforce the Septage and Sewerage Ordinance in view of the report that pollution in Davao’s rivers is approaching critical levels.
MANILA (Jan. 22, 2015) — Environment Secretary Ramon J. Paje on Thursday praised Pope Francis for making another pitch for environmental protection during his five-day visit to the Philippines, calling it an “important signal of encouragement” for all to take action on climate change.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 21 Jan) – The city government has tapped geology experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) for a comprehensive study on the city’s landslide and flood-prone areas.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 7 Jan) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has linked up with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) for the planting of around 75,000 trees this year in various parts of the province.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 November) – The proposed biggest solar power plant project in the Philippines, which will be located in Surallah, South Cotabato, has already acquired two major government clearances as well as the funding commitment to jumpstart its construction, officials said.