EMB CELEBRATES WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY

September 26, 2022 is the celebration of World Environmental Health Day. Environmental Health plays a pivotal role in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity now and in the future.

DENR-EMB TO INSTALL TRASH TRAPS IN MOST POLLUTED RIVERS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) will install 268 trash traps in tributaries leading to Pasig, Tullahan, Meycauayan, and Pampanga Rivers, determined to be among the most polluted rivers and major contributors to Manila Bay.

DENR-EMB ISSUES AMENDMENT TO STANDBY GENSET

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has issued Memorandum Circular 2022-003, amending MC 2016-008 relative to the issuance of Permit to Operate (PTO) to all Standby Generator Sets (G.S) without requiring source emission testing in accordance with Section 1 of DAO 2004-26 and DAO 2000-81 of R.A. 8749.