IN ACTION | COMPLIANCE MONITORING ON THE OPERATION OF THE EMB-FUNDED AND LGU-INITIATED MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITIES (MRFs), AND RESIDUAL CONTAINMENT AREAS (RCAs) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUs) OF BOKOD AND KABAYAN, PROVINCE OF BENGUET

Engr. Ricardo P. Dang-iw, Chief of the Solid Waste Management Section, led the monitoring of the operation of CY 2019 EMB-funded MRF of LGU Bokod and CY 2018 EMB-funded MRF of LGU Kabayan. The financial assistance given to said LGUs were intended for the establishment of solid waste diversion mechanisms for the implementation of RA continue reading : IN ACTION | COMPLIANCE MONITORING ON THE OPERATION OF THE EMB-FUNDED AND LGU-INITIATED MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITIES (MRFs), AND RESIDUAL CONTAINMENT AREAS (RCAs) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (LGUs) OF BOKOD AND KABAYAN, PROVINCE OF BENGUET

EARLIER ׀ BUED AND BALILI WQMA GOVERNING BOARD REVIEW ITS 2ND QUARTER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Bued and Balili River System WQMA governing boards convened to discuss issues and concerns, including the monitoring results and accomplishments in the management of the said river systems on April 26, 2022 at Fortune Restaurant, Otek Street, Baguio City. Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera spearheaded the governing board meeting as she thanked the attendees. continue reading : EARLIER ׀ BUED AND BALILI WQMA GOVERNING BOARD REVIEW ITS 2ND QUARTER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

HAPPENING NOW: CONDUCT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PHASE-OUT SCHEDULE OF PLASTIC SOFTDRINKS STRAW AND PLASTIC COFFEE STIRRER

EMB Central Office conducted on April 28, 2022 a blended face-to-face and virtual public consultation on the phase-out schedule of plastic softdrinks straw and plastic coffee stirrer at Axiaa Hotel, Quezon City, Manila attended by Mr. Randy N. Berdal and Ms. Imelda D. Mendoza, Environmental Management Specialists 1 from the Ecological Solid Waste Management and continue reading : HAPPENING NOW: CONDUCT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE PHASE-OUT SCHEDULE OF PLASTIC SOFTDRINKS STRAW AND PLASTIC COFFEE STIRRER

EMB-CAR JOINS THE FIRST QUARTER NATIONAL EMB MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE FY 2022

Environmental Management Bureau – CAR Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera together with Finance and Administrative Division Chief Engr. Eldelinita D. Andres, Clearance and Permitting Division Chief Engr. Marie Pina L. Rodas, and Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division Chief Engr. Raul G. Cubangay attend the first face-to-face First Quarter National EMB Management Conference at the continue reading : EMB-CAR JOINS THE FIRST QUARTER NATIONAL EMB MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE FY 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS

The Kasetsart University Faculty of Social Sciences invites interested individuals to the “Roles of Social Sciences in Sustainability Transformation in the Global South.” Please be reminded that individuals who submit papers or posters are required to join the conference. Please refer to the posters for more information. Deadline: April 30, 2022

EMB CAR LEADS TRAINING ON VERMICOMPOSTING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS OF PARACELIS MOUNTAIN PROVINCE

The Filipino culture places a great value on the contributions of older persons to their communities and the country as a whole. We, as Filipinos, have established a culture of reverence for our elders by ensuring that, even within our own families, they are given the ability to express themselves freely and that their decisions continue reading : EMB CAR LEADS TRAINING ON VERMICOMPOSTING FOR SENIOR CITIZENS OF PARACELIS MOUNTAIN PROVINCE

CONGRATULATIONS ׀ EMB-CAR IS RECOMMENDED FOR ISO 9001:2015 RECERTIFICATION F.Y. 2022

Environmental Management Bureau- CAR passed the one-day virtual audit that was conducted by TUV NORD Philippines Inc. on March 28, 2022 for the recertification of its Quality Management System (QMS) according to the requirements of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001: 2015. EMB-CAR family led by Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera was grateful with continue reading : CONGRATULATIONS ׀ EMB-CAR IS RECOMMENDED FOR ISO 9001:2015 RECERTIFICATION F.Y. 2022

IN ACTION │ BLIST AIRSHED GOVERNING BOARD ADMINISTERS EMISSION TESTING IN LA TRINIDAD

In keeping with the Bureau’s stringent policy of balancing development and environmental protection, EMB-CAR together with MENRO La Trinidad, Land Transportation Office, CEPMO Baguio, LGUs Tuba and Tublay administered emission testing on March 30, 2022 in La Trinidad, Benguet. This operation intensifies the Bureau’s mandate in the implementation of RA 8749 also known as The continue reading : IN ACTION │ BLIST AIRSHED GOVERNING BOARD ADMINISTERS EMISSION TESTING IN LA TRINIDAD

THREE WQMA STAKEHOLDERS CONVENE FOR A TWO-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON POLLUTION LOAD ASSESSMENT

Environmental Management Bureau – CAR conducted a two-day workshop on Pollution Load Assessment (PLA) of Bued, Balili, and Upper Amburayan River – Water Quality Management Area (WQMA) on March 31 to April 1, 2022 at Chalet Hotel, Military Cut-off, Baguio City. Ms. Whilhelmina O. Lagunilla, Chief, Ambient Monitoring Section, thanked the attendees from Local Government continue reading : THREE WQMA STAKEHOLDERS CONVENE FOR A TWO-DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON POLLUTION LOAD ASSESSMENT