To promote responsible mining, IEC campaign was held by Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V (MGB ROV) through the Department of Natural Resources People’s Day Program at Barangay Hall of EM’s Barrio, Old Albay, Legazpi City last October 17, 2018. The campaign was participated by a total of sixty (60) participants all residents of EM’s Barrio.
Christine Isah Riňon, Engineer I, discussed the benefits and drawback of Mining Industries in the environment. This aims to raise awareness on mining operations as well as clarify the people’s perception on mining industries.
Other topics were discussed by other speakers from other agencies. Ecological Solid Waste Management was discussed by the speaker from the Environmental Management Bureau Regional Office No. V. Environmental Protection and Management and Land Management were discussed by speakers from DENR-PENRO Albay.
The Department of Natural Resources People’s Day Program is held regularly every month as a tool for IEC campaign of the DENR. The MGB ROV as a line bureau of DENR actively participates in the activity.