DENR-EMB, PARTNERS AND STAKEHOLDERS CELEBRATE 17th ZERO WASTE MONTH

Republic Act 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, urges the adoption of a systematic, comprehensive, and ecological solid waste management program to ensure the protection of public health and environment, utilization of environmentally-sound methods to utilize and conserve resources, and setting guidelines and targets for the reduction of solid waste.

METRO MANILA AIR POLLUTION UP AFTER NEW YEAR’S EVE REVELRY –DENR

Based on data from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), at 12:00 AM of January 1, 2017, the air quality monitoring station at De La Salle University (DLSU), Taft, Manila recorded levels of 448 ug/Ncm, Paranaque with 433 ug/Ncm, Taguig with 324 ug/Ncm, Valenzuela with 285 ug/Ncm and Muntinlupa with 175 ug/Ncm.  

DENR-EMB TO HOLD FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE LAGUNA LAKE MANAGEMENT

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB), in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is holding the “Lake Ecosystems Assessment in the Philippines: A Science and Policy Forum for a Sustainable Laguna Lake Management”.