|CENRO Boracay Office|
This has been revealed by Boracay CENRO Officer, Merza Samillano during an interview.
According to CENRO, establishments in Boracay, although having acquired a building permits from the Local Government of Malay, but has no ECC has been issued a Notice of Violation by the Environmental Management Bureau of the DENR.
Particularly those establishments whose developed areas spans more than 1000sq/m and still continued with the construction without having an Environmental Compliance Certificate.
While it was said that there are hundreds of buildings in Boracay without an ECC until now, Samillano hesitated in identifying the exact number of establishments in the island that has not acquired the said requirement.
The Municipal Council of Malay had previously announced that the DENR is no longer giving an ECC for establishments in Boracay, and even Samillano herself has said that the DENR had actually stopped the issuance of EECs way back in 1997.