195 Boracay firms without sewer lines get violation notices

MANILA — A total of 195 establishments in Boracay Island have received notices of violation from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for not having sewer line connections. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the DENR’s Environmental Management Bureau had handed the notices of violations to the erring firms. “Desiltation and rehabilitation of all drainage …

Cebu LGUs initiate cleanups

CEBU CITY — The closure of Boracay has triggered cleanup consciousness among local government units with tourism sites. The Provincial Government wants Moalboal town, southwest of Cebu, to follow the initiative of Oslob to close the town’s sandbar and dive sites for a week of cleanup operation. Vice Governor Agnes Magpale considers asking Moalboal officials …