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Edit DENR News Alerts 2 March 2021, Tuesday

PASAY CITY,Mar. 1 — Citing the World Health Organization (WHO) warning that serious health risks will further demoralize communities already traumatized by Covid-19,Sen. Cynthia Villar urged Local Government Units (LGUs) to properly use the composting facilities from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

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DENR News Alerts 26 February 2021, Friday

MANILA,Philippines — As the old saying “behind every successful man is a supportive woman”
proves to be!0,what more if she’s a strong-willed wife out to support her husband 100 percent?Mrs.Fe Aguillon-Cimatu,a supportive woman,was not always a shadow to her husband Environment
Secretary Roy A.Cimatu,a former general and chief-of-staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

EMB-CAR through the Ecological Solid Waste Management Section led by Engr. Ricardo P. Dang-iw deliberates and reviews the 10-Yr ESWM Plan of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Itogon, Benguet

In a courtesy call to the Municipal Mayor Atty. Victorio T. Palangdan, he said that the municipality becomes stricter and serious in dealing with solid waste by appealing to their constituents to practice segregation at source. Said review was attended by the Municipal Planning and Development Officer and ESWM TWG Head Engr. Imelda F. Nuguid, continue reading : EMB-CAR through the Ecological Solid Waste Management Section led by Engr. Ricardo P. Dang-iw deliberates and reviews the 10-Yr ESWM Plan of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Itogon, Benguet

The Environmental Management Bureau – Cordillera convenes the members of the Regional Ecology Center for its first meeting for 2021.

The meeting is chaired by EMB-CAR Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera and attended by REC members from UP-Baguio, SLU, BSU, CHED-CAR, TESDA, UB, PRO-COR, NEDA-CAR, DepEd-CAR, DILG-CAR, DTI-CAR, Zero Waste Inc., PIA, UC, and DPWH-CAR. Also, the DOST-CAR Regional Director Dr. Nancy A. Bantog attended the meeting. In the agenda are updating of activity continue reading : The Environmental Management Bureau – Cordillera convenes the members of the Regional Ecology Center for its first meeting for 2021.

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DENR News Alerts February 16, 2021 (Tuesday)

The dredging of Marikina River will begin this week, the Task Force Build Back Better said following reports that illegally reclaimed portions of the river had decreased its capacity to carry excess water during typhoons and heavy rainfall. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the pilot dredging would take place in the portion of the river near Marcos Highway in Barangay Kalumpang on Wednesday.

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DENR News Alerts 15 February 2021, Monday

Dredging of the Marikina River will begin on Wednesday,17 February,Task Force Build Back Better(TFBBB)announced over the weekend.

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu,who is also TFBBB chair,said pilot dredging will be conducted in the portion of the river near Marcos Highway in Barangay Kalumpang,while a simultaneous bamboo planting activity

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DENR News Alerts 11 February 2021, Thursday

“I firmly believe that forest bathing can also be a hit in the Philippines as long as we protect and conserve our forests especially our protected areas and our wetlands,” DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said in a statement Tuesday, Feb. 9.