The Philippines bags first place for two categories in the recently concluded wins the Asia Pacific Regional Ozone2Climate Art Contest held in celebration of September 16 as World Ozone Day.
In line with Republic Act 9275, or the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) conducted the National Water Quality Management Training Workshop at Hue Hotel and Resort, Boracay Island, Aklan, on 17-21 October 2022.
The Philippine Association of Tertiary Level Educational Institutions in Environmental Protection and Management (PATLEPAM), in coordination with the Environmental Management Bureau, spearheaded the 2022 National Educators Assembly which include the PATLEPAM Webinar and General Assembly, on 20 October 2022, through Zoom and streamed live over the PATLEPAM and EMB Facebook Page.
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.
The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched an additional feature through its Integrated Information System (IIS) that will record the amount of waste collected, hauled and transported to the solid waste management facilities/treatment facilities.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has lauded the enactment of Republic Act (RA) 11898 or the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022, mandating companies to establish EPR programs for their plastic packaging.
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.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) launched its environmental laboratory on June 24, 2022.
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.