Saturday, December 29, 2012

DPWH gets clearance from DENR to fill up a lake in Balabag

The filling up and or embankment of a certain lake in Boracay which will be affected by the Circumferential Road Project is sure to push through.

This followed after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has concluded their discourse regarding this certain lake in Barangay Balabag.

According to Boracay CENRO Officer Merza Samillano, the DPWH now have a CNC or Certificate of Non-coverage which is a clearance from the DENR to carry on with the project.

Samillano however explained that only a fraction of the lake will be covered and will become a part of the road.

The DENR had previously opposed the action as the DPWH has no proper documentation or permit from their department.

The mentioned lake was said to be one of those that the DENR is protecting.

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