IN ACTION ׀ EMB -CAR MONITORS ACID DEPOSITION MONITORING STATION

The EMB CAR Ambient Air Quality Monitoring unit spearheaded by Engr. Isidore Magnus Bautista and Mr. Ginnie Lyko Malamug monitored the acid deposition station on February 21, 2022 at Santo Tomas, Tuba, Benguet. The team collected the accumulated rainwater samples that will be analyzed in the regional EMB laboratory to identify the elements present in continue reading : IN ACTION ׀ EMB -CAR MONITORS ACID DEPOSITION MONITORING STATION

KAPIHAN SA BAGUIO: EMB – CAR GIVES UPDATES ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

The EMB – CAR in coordination with Philippine Information Agency-CAR hosted Kapihan sa Baguio with EMB- CAR on February 28, 2022 in Baguio City. Kapihan sa Baguio with EMB- CAR wraps up the media forum series of the environment department and its line bureaus this month. It features relevant environmental updates and compliance of mining continue reading : KAPIHAN SA BAGUIO: EMB – CAR GIVES UPDATES ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

EMB CALIBRATES AIR QUALITY MONITORING EQUIPMENT IN CAR

The Environmental Management Bureau – Cordillera Administrative Region in coordination with the Air Quality Monitoring Section-EMB-Central Office facilitated the calibration of the Air Quality Monitoring Equipment for PM 2.5 and PM 10 parameters from February 22-24, 2022. The calibration of air quality monitoring equipment is done annually to maintain reliability and verify the accuracy of continue reading : EMB CALIBRATES AIR QUALITY MONITORING EQUIPMENT IN CAR

BLISTT GOVERNING BOARD APPROVES 2022 AIRSHED ACTION PLAN

BLISTT Airshed Governing Board finally approved and endorsed the 2022 action plan at Newtown Hotel, Baguio City on February 17, 2022. EMB-CAR Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera acknowledged the presence of the board on their participation to tackle and resolve some of the issues and concerns on air quality management. EMB-CAR secretariat presented the continue reading : BLISTT GOVERNING BOARD APPROVES 2022 AIRSHED ACTION PLAN

EMB CAR JOINS “KAPIHAN SA BAGUIO” WITH DENR -CAR EXECUTIVES

In the DENR -CAR first leg of “Kapihan sa DENR -CAR”, a media forum series in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency-CAR was conducted last February 15, 2022 at the DENR-CAR Grounds. EMB-CAR was one of the panelists to discuss updates on environmental issues and concerns.  During the forum, Regional Executive Director Engr. Ralph C. continue reading : EMB CAR JOINS “KAPIHAN SA BAGUIO” WITH DENR -CAR EXECUTIVES

EMB-CAR CONDUCTS REORIENTATION TO DRIVERS AND UTILITY PERSONNEL

EMB-CAR through the Finance and Administrative Division organized a special meeting for utility personnel and drivers to reorient and discuss clarifications, issues, and concerns on administrative matters which was facilitated by the Administrative Officer V, Hermelina D. Lausa on February 14, 2022.             During the reorientation, Ms. Adella L. Mangaliag, AO III and Mr. Cristopher continue reading : EMB-CAR CONDUCTS REORIENTATION TO DRIVERS AND UTILITY PERSONNEL

IN ACTION ׀ INSPECTION OF AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING STATIONS IN BAGUIO CITY AND LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET

EMB-CAR Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera joined the monitoring team of the Ambient Monitoring Section to inspect the automatic ambient air quality stations located at Lower Session Road, Baguio City and Public Market of La Trinidad, Benguet on February 9, 2022. The air quality monitoring stations were installed to continuously monitor the criteria pollutants continue reading : IN ACTION ׀ INSPECTION OF AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING STATIONS IN BAGUIO CITY AND LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET

EMB-CAR RECEIVES A COMMENDATION DURING THE VIRTUAL CULMINATING ACTIVITY IN CELEBRATION OF 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE APPROVAL OF RA 9003

The Republic Act (RA) 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, provides the necessary policy framework, institutional mechanisms and mandate to the local government unites (LGUs) to achieve 25% waste reduction through the establishment of an integrated solid waste management plan based on 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycling). “The observance continue reading : EMB-CAR RECEIVES A COMMENDATION DURING THE VIRTUAL CULMINATING ACTIVITY IN CELEBRATION OF 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE APPROVAL OF RA 9003