Lian Batangas Ammonia Leak

EMB CALABARZON Region Batangas Provincial Environmental Management Officer (PEMO) Ms. Luisa M. Garcia together with Ms. Marcelina Padullo immediately conducted investigation on February 4, 2021 upon receiving information from MENRO Alvin Jonson of Lian Batangas about an ammonia leak involving Pantoja Ice Plant located in Brgy. Kantino, Lian, Batangas.

Zero Waste Month Webinar

EMB CALABARZON Region celebrated the National Zero Waste Month 2021 with the theme “Bouncing Back from the Pandemic to a Greener and Healthier Environment” by hosting a webinar entitled “Segregating at Source, a key to a Zero Waste Lifestyle” on January 29, 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

Assessment cum Harmonization

EMB CALABARZON Region Environmental Education and Information Section joined the 2021 Assessment cum Harmonization Workshop on January 26-27, 2021 through Microsoft Teams spearheaded by EEID.

Closure of Dumpsites

EMB CALABARZON Region served the Cease and Desist Order (CDO) to the City of Sto. Tomas and municipality of Nasugbu, both within Batangas Province on January 25, 2021 in compliance with RA 9003 also known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.

Tanza Dumpsite Closure

EMB CALABARZON Region’s Cavite Provincial Environmental Management Officer (PEMO) Adan Umapig reported an open dumpsite in Brgy. Sahud-Ulan, Tanza, Cavite that his team spotted via aerial drone in September 23, 2020. Upon investigation, the dumpsite of approximately 1800 cubic meter of mixed waste lacked Environmental Compliance Certificate and is violating RA 9003 or Ecological Solid continue reading : Tanza Dumpsite Closure

RD’s Meeting

EMB CALABARZON Region Director, Noemi A. Paranada, together with the Region’s Division and Section Chiefs, attended the EMB Regional Directors’ Meeting on January 08, 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

2021 Safety Protocol

EMB CALABARZON Region is committed to the security, safety and health of all employees, visitors, clients and stakeholders. EMBR4A is all set this New Year 2021 implementing safety protocols to cater scheduled skeletal workforce and clients.

ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORT MEETING

EMB CALABARZON conducted an accomplishment report meeting led by their OIC Planning Division Ms. Carmela C. Dotimas and attended by the Division and Sections Chiefs as part of their monthly updates on the Office’s targets and accomplishments on October 22, 2020 via Microsoft Teams.

CLIMATE CHANGE WEBINAR

EMB CALABARZON participated in the capacity development program on climate change particularly on the conduct of GHG Entity-level inventory for the Environmentally Critical Projects (ECPs), Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Environment and Natural Resources Offices (ENROs).

WEHD Webinar

EMB CALABARZON Region conducted “2020 World Environmental Health Day Seminar: Environmental Health, A Key Public Health Intervention in Disease Pandemic Prevention” spearheaded by Environmental Education and Information Section thru Microsoft Teams platform on September 29, 2020 and attended by participants from various sectors.

International Coastal Clean-Up

EMB CALABARZON conducted a clean up activity in celebration of the National Cleanup Month, and the International Coastal Cleanup Weekend with the theme “Safe Ocean Starts at Home” on September 21, 2020.