The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Office V together with the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) V and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V conducted a Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) Campaign at Forbes College Elementary Department, Divine Word College of Legazpi (DWCL) – Grade School Department and St. Raphael Academy on September 10, 12 and 18, 2019, respectively.
The CEPA Campaign was participated in by grades four to ten students together with their advisers.
Topics discussed were the DENR Mission, Vision, Plans and Programs, Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, Clean Air and Clean Water Act, Responsible Mining and its benefits and Geohazard Awareness.
Open forums were also done to address the queries and concerns on the environment by the students.
The DENR Bicol and its attached bureaus continue to raise awareness and promote environmental conservation and protection through activities such as the CEPA and People’s Day. Moreover, the DENR welcome requests from schools, barangays and other public and private institutions on the conduct of CEPA, People’s Day and other environmental activities.###