The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will conduct a National Forum on Eco-Schools and Eco-Cities on August 31 to September 2, 2016 at the Grand Menseng Hotel in Davao City to overcome challenges, and upscale opportunities and replicate good practices among eco-schools and eco-cities.
The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region 2 office together with EMB Central Office, and the Integrated Persistent Organic Pollutants Management (IPOPs) Project shall conduct a one-day orientation workshop on the compliance to the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) online submission of the PCB inventory and PCB management plan on August 3, 2016.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) lauds Pacific Paint (Boysen) Philippines, Inc. and Davies Paints Philippines, Inc. for securing the Lead-Safe Paint mark on their certified paint brands.
As a way forward in support to the DENR’s program on promoting the mainstreaming of the ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) into the DENR policies, plans and programs, the EMB Climate Change Division initiated the conduct of an Orientation-Workshop on Mainstreaming EbA for EMB Regional Offices and DENR Regional Field Units particularly, the Conservation and Development Office.
Change is also coming to the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as Director Gilbert C. Gonzales takes the helm of the Bureau, replacing DENR Assistant Secretary Juan Miguel T. Cuna. Joining him as his Assistant Director is former EMB Region 9 Director Jacqueline A. Caancan.