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 Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999.

During the conducted operation, 46 vehicles have undergone emission testing where 26 vehicles passed while 20 vehicles failed. The vehicles that failed the ET were apprehended and required to comply with the emission standard.

Through these initiatives, the office displays its commitment in implementing pollution prevention and provide a comprehensive management program for air pollution, including promotion of public information and education through an informed participation of the Bureau in air quality planning and monitoring.