EMB- CAR CELEBRATES CLEAN AIR ACT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS MONTH THROUGH BIKE FUN RIDE

In celebration of the Philippine Clean Air Act and National Environmental Awareness Month with the theme “Nurture Nature for a Sustainable Future”, the Environmental Management Bureau- CAR organized a Bike Fun Ride in coordination with the Municipality of La Trinidad on November 27, 2021.   The event extends awareness on environmental conservation and promotes clean continue reading : EMB- CAR CELEBRATES CLEAN AIR ACT AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS MONTH THROUGH BIKE FUN RIDE

EMB-CAR SUPPORTS LA TRINIDAD’S BAYANIHAN ON BALILI RIVER CLEAN-UP DRIVE

In partnership with Environmental Management Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region and coordination with other agencies and companies, the Municipality of La Trinidad conducted Balili River clean-up drive on November 26, 2021. Hon. Romeo Salda, Municipal Mayor of La Trinidad acknowledged the EMB-CAR for their relentless support to the municipality’s workforce in sustaining a healthy of environment through continue reading : EMB-CAR SUPPORTS LA TRINIDAD’S BAYANIHAN ON BALILI RIVER CLEAN-UP DRIVE

EMB-CAR receives one (1) unit of Multi-Refrigerant Identifier from DENR-EMB and UNIDO in support to the ODS Phase-out Activities of the Region

The EMB-CAR headed by RD Ma. Victoria V. Abrera gratefully received one (1) unit of Multi-Refrigerant Identifier which was awarded by DENR-EMB Assistant Director Vizminda A. Osorio and Ms. Bellrose B. Buraga, UNIDO Project Coordinator, on November 24, 2021 at the EMB R1 Regional Office at Government Center, Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union. The continue reading : EMB-CAR receives one (1) unit of Multi-Refrigerant Identifier from DENR-EMB and UNIDO in support to the ODS Phase-out Activities of the Region

UARS -WQMA GOVERNING BOARD CONDUCTS ITS FOURTH QUARTER MEETING

Governing Board Members of Upper Amburayan River System – Water Quality Management Area held the fourth quarter meeting of the year on November 25, 2021, to present the Water Quality Monitoring results from the first to third quarter of the C.Y. 2021, as well as the accomplishments, programs and other LGU activities in the preservation continue reading : UARS -WQMA GOVERNING BOARD CONDUCTS ITS FOURTH QUARTER MEETING

BLISTT AIRSHED GOVERNING BOARD CONVENES ON ITS LAST QUARTER MEETING

Stakeholders of BLISTT Airshed Governing Board convened for the last quarter of C.Y. 2021 on November 23, 2021, at Fortune Hotel, Baguio City to discuss the progress of previous affairs on airshed management, LGU accomplishments, and action plans that were presented during the third quarter. Engr. Raul G. Cubangay, Chief of Environmental and Enforcement Division continue reading : BLISTT AIRSHED GOVERNING BOARD CONVENES ON ITS LAST QUARTER MEETING

SUBMISSION OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL FOR THE VIRTUAL RUN FOR CLEAN AIR FOR APPROVAL

In celebration of the Clean Air Month with the theme “Nurture nature for Sustainable Future”, the Environmental Management Bureau – CAR invites everyone to the 2021 Virtual Run for Clean Air. Please be guided with the following mechanics: 1. A virtual race is a race that can be run or walked from any location you continue reading : SUBMISSION OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL FOR THE VIRTUAL RUN FOR CLEAN AIR FOR APPROVAL

EMB-CAR CONDUCTS PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE CLUSTERING OF SANITARY LANDFILL (SLF) IN THE PROVINCE OF IFUGAO

On November 11, 2021, DENR EMB-CAR conducted a public consultation on the proposed feasibility study for the clustering of SLF in the province of Ifugao in response to the six (6) municipalities namely Asipulo, Banaue, Hingyon, Hungduan, Lamut, and Tinoc, which expressed their intention on the need for a clustered SLF. In an opening statement continue reading : EMB-CAR CONDUCTS PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE CLUSTERING OF SANITARY LANDFILL (SLF) IN THE PROVINCE OF IFUGAO

NATIONAL POLIO LABORATORY-RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR TROPICAL MEDICINE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND EMB – CAR TEAMED UP FOR THE POLIO – ENDGAME

The Environmental Management Bureau – CAR in coordination with the National Polio Laboratory-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine of the Department of Health conducted ocular visits to Mountain Province, Ifugao and Benguet to identify possible environmental surveillance sites on November 10-12, 2021 for the Polio Endgame Program. The Polio Endgame Program is conceptualized due to the continue reading : NATIONAL POLIO LABORATORY-RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR TROPICAL MEDICINE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND EMB – CAR TEAMED UP FOR THE POLIO – ENDGAME

EMB Central Office and EMB CAR workforce on Acid Deposition Monitoring

Environmental Management Bureau of Central Office through its Environmental Research and Laboratory Services Division (ERLSD) headed by Mr. Roberto L. Co installed a new Wet Deposition Sampler – Automatic Precipitation Sampler for Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia (EANET). Likewise, they conducted  Preventive Maintenance Services such as replacement of plastic hood, inverted funnel, tubing, continue reading : EMB Central Office and EMB CAR workforce on Acid Deposition Monitoring

EMB-Central Office conducts 3-day workshop on Air Dispersion Modeling to EMB-CAR personnel

Environmental Management Bureau of Central Office headed by Engr. Jundy Del Socorro, Chief of Air Quality Management Section led a workshop on Air Dispersion Modeling to EMB-CAR personnel on November 8-10, 2021. The workshop aims to capacitate the EMB-CAR on American Meteorological Society/Environmental Protection Agency Regulatory Model (AERMOD), a software modelling used extensively to assess continue reading : EMB-Central Office conducts 3-day workshop on Air Dispersion Modeling to EMB-CAR personnel