219 Boracay establishments slapped fines totaling ₱43 M
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB) has slapped 209 business establishments in Boracay a total fine of P43 million for violation of various environmental laws. PAB, a quasi-judicial body charged with adjudicating cases brought by DENR’s regional offices against violators of environmental laws and regulations, slapped the erring establishments with fines ranging from P10,000 to millions of pesos depending on the length of time and gravity of the offenses. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu emphasized the agency’s continuing vigilance in monitoring pollution violations and swift adjudication of cases brought before the Board.
De Vera-Ruiz, E. B. (2018, October 30). 219 Boracay establishments slapped fines totaling ₱43 M. Manila Bulletin, pp. 1, 7.
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Environmental legislation; Environmental protection; Environmental restoration; Environmental monitoring; Pollution; Tourism; Air pollution; Water pollution; Pollutants; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB); Environmental Management Bureau (EMB); Cimatu, Roy; Garcia, Rodolfo
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