Zamboanga City cracks down on illegal quarrying in Pasonanca River – Mayor Climaco


Authorities in Zamboanga City have confiscated sacks of sand during a crackdown on illegal quarrying operations along the stretch of Pasonanca River, Mayor Beng Climaco said Monday, February 22.

Personnel from Police Station 7 together with forces from the COY, Zamboanga City Mobile Force Company (ZCMFC) and representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources(DENR) launched the operation.

Climaco said the crackdown resulted in the seizure of more of less 20-30 sacks of sand.

The confiscated items were turned over to the DENR 9 for proper disposition, she said.