Around 32 exceptionally old roadside trees in Naga City, Cebu, are planned to be cut and chop down inside 90 days to prepare for the administration started street augmenting ventures.
In two days, from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4, six of these trees were at that point cut by the faculty of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), said engineer Alpha Allojado, Naga City Engineering Office head.
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Through the tree-cutting grant given by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) Argao, to the DPWH, the DPWH was permitted to cut trees along the national expressways in the barangays of Langtad, Inoburan and Tinaan.
"The calendar of the cutting of the trees will be on the fifteenth of October. We previously cut six, including acacia trees," Allojada said.
The Naga City Engineering Office helped the DPWH 7 during the tree cutting.
Last Sept. 21, the DPWH began evacuating four narra trees and one mahogany tree on Don Gil Garcia St., Capitol Site in Cebu City.
On Thursday, Oct. 3, legal counselor naturalist Benjamin Cabrido Jr. documented an appeal to shield roadside trees from being for all time expelled.
He recorded a request for a Writ of Kalikasan with dire petition for the issuance of an impermanent security request under the steady gaze of the Court of Appeals, with the DENR and the DPWH as its respondents.
The DENR 7, nonetheless, wouldn't remark on the issue.
"DENR 7 won't give an announcement on this since the appeal is coordinated to DENR and DPWH secretaries," peruses a segment of the message they sent to the individuals from the Cebu media on Friday.
Then again, DPWH 7 Regional Director Edgar Tabacon disclosed to SunStar Cebu that they will even now need to allude the issue to their legitimate staff.
Allojada said the Naga inhabitants affirmed of the tree cutting.
Under the tree cutting license, the cutting activity will be under the immediate supervision of Cenro Argao and a delegate of the Multi-Sectoral Forest Protection Committee and additionally Local Government Unit concernced.
The DPWH is additionally coordinated to supplant an aggregate of 1,600 seedlings, ideally of indigenous species to be given and conveyed to the Cenro Argao, inside multi week upon the arrival of the grant.
Additionally, the logs or timber to be recouped from the cut tress will be gone over to the Cenro having locale over the territory for appropriate attitude. (WBS)