DENR BICOL, EMB MEET WITH THE NEWLY-ELECTED SORSOGON OFFICIALS

DENR BICOL, EMB MEET WITH THE NEWLY-ELECTED SORSOGON OFFICIALS

With the assumption into office of the newly elected officials of Sorsogon, DENR Bicol OIC, Regional Executive Director Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV together with EMB OIC, Regional Director Engr. Maria Socorro A. Abu, MPA and OIC, PENR Officer Atty. Ronnel C. Sopsop met with Governor Francis Joseph "Chiz" Escudero and Mayor Ester Hamor of Sorsogon City.

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero discussed the clear direction of the new administration for the province which is particularly geared towards income generation through Public Private Partnership initiatives. Furthermore, innovations on solid waste management and disposal were discussed and are currently under way.

Meanwhile, Mayor Ester Hamor expressed her concerns on the solid waste management of the city. She urged the support and provision of technical assistance of the DENR in the establishment of the 5-ha. sanitary landfill in Brgy. Buenavista. Issues on wastewater discharge and treatment were discussed and immediate actions and remedies were prioritized.

The DENR and the LGU officials agreed to work hand in hand in the proper implementation and enforcement of environmental laws for the conservation and protection of our natural resources.*BCAA

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GREEN SEA TURTLE RELEASED IN VIRAC, CATANDUANES

A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), locally known as Pawikan, was released by the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Catanduanes together with the Provincial Government of Catanduanes to the shores of Barangay Capilihan, Virac, Catanduanes on August 5, 2019.

The Pawikan which measured approximately 51 centimeters (cm.) long and 47 cm. wide was found in Barangay Antipolo, Bagamanoc by Richard Cabrera, a fisherman in the said barangay, and turned-over to the office for its inspection and release.

Moreover, this is the ninth recorded release of marine turtle this year in the province of Catanduanes.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V continuously calls on the public to report such incidents and turnover any wildlife to proper authorities for proper handling and release them to their natural habitat. Continuous information, education and communication (IEC) campaign is being undertaken by the DENR, which have caused increasing numbers of public turn overs to the office.*JNLoria###

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DENR Bicol Hastens Government Procurement Process

DENR BICOL HAS A NEW GUARD. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol has a new guard in the person of Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV. By virtue of Special Order 2019-07 dated January 7, 2019, Atty. Aromin will lead DENR Bicol replacing Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag, CESO IV who will also serve as RED of DENR Region 2.

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Masbate Kids Celebrate WMBD. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

Sunset as seen near the Naro Island Wildlife Sanctuary (NIWS), a Protected Area (PA) located at the southern part of Masbate Province. (Photo by: Cyrus Job Dela Cruz)

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