The Cebu City government is consistent with the request of the court to stop the dumping of waste at the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill, as per the Environmental Management Bureau-7.
On Inayawan Landfill conclusion, recovery city agreeable with court request
A month ago, EMB-7 presented a consistence checking report to the Court of Appeals (CA) in respect to the issuance of a Writ of Kalikasan to the city government.
"In view of the previously mentioned perceptions, it has been seen that LGU - Cebu City is in consistence with the court's organization to stop the dumping at the Inayawan Landfill," read part of EMB-7's report.
On December 15, 2016, CA conceded the Writ of Kalikasan appeal of Councilor Joel Garganera to close the landfill which apparently achieved its most extreme limit and posture risk to nature and the general population living adjacent.
With this, EMB-7 Director William Cuñado said the office has been checking the exercises inside the landfill to guarantee that the city is in consistent with the court request.
He said the group of EMB-7 haphazardly assesses the landfill to guarantee the stoppage of dumping as sheltered conclusion and restoration ought to be the works inside the landfill.
It was likewise noted by the division that the development of the edge fence to verify the landfill has initiated a year ago.
The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office likewise got a duplicate of the consistence observing report of EMB-7.
CENRO Head Ma. Nida Cabrera said the city has been not kidding in conforming to the request of the court.
"The Safe Closure and Rehabilitation Plan has been submitted to the City Council and Office of the Mayor. When endorsed by both the official and the authoritative, it will be sent to the EMB-7 and to the court,"
A week ago, the Full Advantage Phils International Inc. (FAPII) submitted to the city government the last sheltered conclusion and recovery plan (SCRP) of the 15.41-hectare Inayawan Sanitary Landfill.
In light of the arrangement, FAPII proposed for the development of waste-to-vitality (WTE) office in the administration region of the landfill.
Beside WTE, the FAPII prescribed three choices regarding what the city government will do with the restored landfill. These are mechanical or financial zone; recreational eco-park; and sustainable power source focus.
Cabrera said the recovery exercises like the fencing and the clearing of the administration territory are continuous.
She said the city has effectively endorsed P85 million and another P50 million for the restoration of the landfill.
One of the recovery exercises is the development of waste undertaking in the zone.
Cabrera said the city's Department of Engineering and Public Works is as yet dealing with the program of works and gauges of the landfill's waste venture.