EMB 7 Declares High Haze-Forming Pollution, Urges Public to Wear Personal Protective Gear

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) declares high particle or particulate matter pollution in Metro Cebu.

Everyone is urged to wear eye goggles, industrial dust mask respirators and other personal protective gear.  Surgical masks are not recommended.

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    EMB-7 Warns Public Vs Lead Poisoning

In celebration of the National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-7) is asking the public to avoid using lead products. "Get your homes tested. Get your child tested. Get the facts." This is the urgent call of action for the Lead Poisoning Prevention Week on October 25-31.


    Four Cebu Firms Applying for PEPP Track 1 Category Validated

Four companies in Cebu that applied for the Philippine Environment Partnership Program (PEPP) Track 1 category were validated by the national validating team of the Environmental Management Bureau on September 21-24, 2015. The validation conducted was in preparation for the national judging process for the awarding of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources' Official Seal of Approval under the PEPP Track 1 Category for the year 2015

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  Thousands Participate in the Clean Up Drive in Central Visayas

At least 30,000 volunteers from the different public and private sectors in Central Visayas joined the simultaneous clean up of the bodies of water last September 19 to 20. The Environmental Management Bureau through its Adopt-a-Water body Program has encouraged the communities to be responsible of cleaning the rivers, creeks, among others.


    Over 80 Dischargers Commit to Preserve Butuanon River

Over 80 firms have committed to preserve the Butuanon River in Mandaue City during the conference conducted by the Environmental Management Bureau-7 on September 18, 2015. During the “Conference of Firms Considered as Butuanon Dischargers” held at Dohera Hotel, Mandaue City, the Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division of the EMB-7 established the current issues relating to the Butuanon River and all the other bodies of water.



Firms Urged to Implement Effective Solid Waste Management

The Environmental Management Bureau-7 gathered the representatives of commercial establishments in Central Visayas to aid them for the stricter implementation of Republic Act 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act.The 61 representatives of the different establishments converged at Hotel Elizabeth in Cebu City on September 18, 2015 to attend the "Seminar on the Effective Implementation of Solid Waste Management Programs in Commercial Establishments".


  Schools in Central Visayas Gearing up for Sustainability

Top administrators and green program coordinators of 20 schools from all levels in Central Visayas were convened by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region 7 in a Meeting and Strategic Planning-Workshop during the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer on September 16, 2015 in Elizabeth Hotel, Cebu City to gear up and pool resources to make their schools  eco-friendly and sustainable.     Read more...

    Private firms gain know-how on Online Hazardous Waste Generators' Registration from EMB-7

Delegates from different companies in Cebu educated themselves by joining in the successful Online Hazardous Waste Generator's Registration Workshop organized by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)-7. During the workshop on September 10, 2015 at Sarrosa International Hotel in Cebu City, the delegates were informed on how to properly acquire the Department of Environment and Natural Resources' identification (DENR ID) number.


  EMB 7 and PCAPI 7 hold ECC / CNC Online Seminar and Workshop

Various EIA preparers, reviewers, and pollution control officers participated in the ECC-CNC Online Seminar-Workshop held by the Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. 7 together with the Environmental Management Bureau Region 7 at the Sacred Heart Convention Center last August 19, 2015.
    Industry Enviro-Congress in Cebu: Forging Sustainable Businesses with Green Solutions

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 7 strengthened its partnership with companies in Central Visayas to help them achieve sustainable environmental efforts while assuring economic viability. Imbued by the spirit of public-private partnership, the EMB's Philippine Environment Partnership Program (PEPP) conducted the Industry Enviro-Congress on June 30 to July 1, 2015 at Hotel Elizabeth, Cebu City to encourage the companies, especially the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to implement ideal “green” programs that are vital for sustaining life.









The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Environmental Management Bureau VII recently witnessed the oath taking of newly appointed employees last April 20-29, 2015 held at DENR-EMB VII, Mandaue City, Cebu. 




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