Environmental Management Bureau

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In support of the national and international commitments geared towards the attainment of a more developed country balanced with a healthy environment that is condusive to live in for the present and future generations, the Department’s Secretary Ramon JP Paje. focused on the implementation on the fourth major thrust which is the Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Measures.

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) vigorously pursued thru the five (5) environmental laws thru its Major Thrusts and Priority Activities implemented in CY 2009, which are the following:

1. Improve air quality (per RA 8749) and water quality (per RA 9275) in major Urban Centers, to include Tuguegarao City;
2. Improve Management of Solid Wastes (RA 9003);
3. Effective management of Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes (RA 6969);
4. Implement the streamlined EIS System (PD 1586);
5. Fast track the disposition of pending pollution cases;
6. Improve organizational performance to respond to the expanded mandate of the Bureau.

Air Quality Management (as of CY 2011)

Activity

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

E.1.1  TSP Level (ambient)

 

E.1.2  Total Number of Industries

6

206

184

107

55

558

       E.1.2.1  Industries with Air  Pollution Control Device

 

       E.1.2.2  Industries without Air Pollution Control Device

 

E.1.3   Industries Issued with Violation of Clean Air Act

 

E.1.4  Airshed stablished 

1

 

E.1.5 Emission inventory at source

Regionwide

 

E.1.6 Monitoring of Private Emission Testing Centers

9

14

4

1

28


Air Shed Established : 
  • Amulung, Cagayan
  • Penablanca, Cagayan
  • Enrile, Cagayan
  • Iguig, Cagayan
  • Solana, Cagayan
  • Tuao, Cagayan
  • Tuguegarao City

Air Quality Network Established: 

  • _______________________
  • _______________________

 Water Quality Monitoring

Activity

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

E.1.1  TSP Level (ambient)

 

E.1.2  Total Number of Industries

6

206

184

107

55

558

       E.1.2.1  Industries with Air  Pollution Control Device

 

       E.1.2.2  Industries without Air Pollution Control Device

 

E.1.3   Industries Issued with Violation of Clean Air Act

 

E.1.4  Airshed stablished 

1

 

E.1.5 Emission inventory at source

Regionwide

 

E.1.6 Monitoring of Private Emission Testing Centers

9

14

4

1

28


Classified Waterbodies (as of CY 20____): 
(Table 1 - Classified Waterbodies)
Area
No. of Rivers Classified
Classification
 

 

E.3   Toxic Chemicals and Hazardous Waste Management

E.3.1    Toxic Chemicals

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

E.3.1.1 Importation clearance           Issued

 

 

 

 

 

 

E.3.1.2Type and volume of            imported chemicals

E.3.1.3 Registered CCO User/ dealer/  retailer

1

1

E.3.1.4  Type and volume of Chemicals

Mercury

E.3.2   Hazardous Waste

E.3.2.1  Registered hazardous waste generator

0

4

13

3

4

24

E.3.2.1.1  Industrial

3

12

3

3

21

       (types and volume generated)

E.3.2.1.2 Health care

1

1

0

1

3

       (types and volume enerated)

        E.3.2.2Registered Transporter

E.3.2.2.1  types and volume of waste    transported

           E.3.2.3  Registered TSD facility

E.3.2.3.1  types and volume of         waste treated, stored, disposed

 
 
 Environmental Impact Assessment
 

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

A. Summary of ECC Granted

85

128

43

8

264

     A.1 EIS

1

6

7

     A.2 IEE

40

16

11

67

     A.3 CHECKLIST

1

28

88

18

8

143

     A.4 By project type (Industry Classification)

5

16

4

25

B. Project Issued with CNC

5

79

129

31

15

259

C. Projects monitored

158

    C.1 Complying firms

115

    C.2 Non-complying firms

43

 
Enforcement of Environmental Laws
 

Activity

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

1. No. of firms with pollution cases

4

4

2. No. of firms with  resolve pollution cases

4

4

 
Pollution Control

Water Quality Management
  • Major Rivers classified to date: __________
  • Major Rivers classified this year: _______________
  • Beach Water (Beaches under monitoring): 6

 

    1. 1. Avalon Beach Resort Racat-Rapuli, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
      2. Villa Angelo Beach Resort Racat-Rapuli, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
      3. Sunset Beach Resort Racat-Rapuli, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
      4. Juliet Friendly Beach Resort Racat-Rapuli, Sta. Ana, Cagayan
      5. Danah's Beach Resort Sta. Cruz, Gonzaga, Cagayan
      6. Baua Beach Resort Baua, Gonzaga, Cagayan
  • Beaches frequently used by foreign and domestic tourist : __________
  • Total rivers continuously monitored: __________________
Industrial Compliance
  • No. of Firms compliant with pollution control law: _____ %
  • No. of Firms not compliant with pollution control law : _____%
  • No. of Potential Air Pollutive Firms : _____

    • With Permit to Operate : 617
    • Without Permit to Operate : ____
    • Without Air Pollution Control Device : _____

  • No. of Potential Water Pollutive Firms : ______

    • With Wastewater Discharge Permit : 414
    • Without WDP : _____
    • Without Water Treatment Facility : _____
Toxic Chemical Substance Management
  • Total Chemical Control Orders registered : ____

    • Cyanide distributors registered : ____
    • Mercury distributors registered : _____
    • Cyanide users registered : _____
    • Mercury users registered : _____
    • Asbestos users registered : _____
Solid Waste Management
 
 

Activity

Batanes

Cagayan

Isabela

N.Vizcaya

Quirino

Total

E.4.1 LGUs w/ Safe Closure Rehabilitation Plan

1

5

1

7

E.4.2 List of ATC issued

3

12

15

10

5

45

E.4.3List of Categorized         Sanitary Landfill

4

4

4

13

E.4.4 List of Regional Ecology Training Center established

1

E.4.5 List of MRF Operationalized

10

8

8

1

27

 
 
Hazardous Waste Management
  • Total registered  Hazardous Waste generators 30
  • Total Transporter of hazardous wastes registered ______
  • Total Treatment, Storage & Disposal Facilities registered _____

TOTAL ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS ISSUED FROM 1995 TO 2010: _____
(Table 2 - List of ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS Issued)