DENR-7 continues to demolish illegal structures of resorts in Bantayan island

Posted on June 3, 2010

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SECURITY. The DENR-7 requests the visibility of policemen while executing the demolition order to destruct illegal structures within the 20-meter easement zone specified by law.

. A MAN’S STRENGTH AND HIS HAMMER. It took DENR-7 demolition team more than five days to demolish one of the seawall identified in the court order as the island of Bantayan is within a protected area. They are prevented from bringing in heavy equipment to make the demolition easier and they can only rely on their individual hammer.

Compromise settlement on Bantayan row readied

By Ma. Bernadette A. Parco, Senior Editorial Assistant

A COMPROMISE settlement is being worked out by all parties concerned in the removal of illegal structures built along the shorelines of Sta. Fe town on Bantayan Island.

There are initial talks on the implementation of the writ of execution issued by the court,” said lawyer Tranne Lee Digao-Ferrer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) legal division.

Ferrer discussed yesterday the proposed settlement with Reynaldo Hubahib, president and general manager of Kota Beach resort.  Read More…