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Relocation/Replacement Plan for Trees removed by the MRT 7 Construction

Requested from DENR by Carmen Odulio at 08:14 PM on May 20, 2017.
Purpose: Monitoring of the adherence by EEI to their plan
Date of Coverage: 07/01/2016 - 05/20/2017
Tracking no: #DENR-716294827453

Carmen 08:14 PM, May 20, 2017

Hi!  We in the Philippine Native Plants Conservation Society, Inc are concerned about the removal of the 1,858 trees in NCR and the unidentified number of trees in Bulacan for the construction of the MRT 7.  We would like to know what/how many trees are being earthballed and where these will be transferred and what/how many trees are being cut down.  For the latter, what will be done with the wood from the trees, and what/how many/where will the replacement trees be planted.  What is the plan to ensure survival of the transplanted trees and of the replacement trees.
May 26, 2017

Dear Carmen,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated May 20, 2017 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Relocation/Replacement Plan for Trees removed by the MRT 7 Construction.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the DENR-National Capital Region (NCR) at (02) 988-3367 loc. 3207/ 374-0091/ 373-4313 or at email add. denrncr_recordsunit@yahoo.com.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
Jane Bautista
FOI Officer

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