A one day  Orientation Seminar/Learning Activity was conducted for members of Multi-partite Monitoring  Teams (MMTs) from  Iligan City and Misamis Oriental.  The activitry was designed to orient new members on pertinent environmental and mining laws, rules , regulations and programs covering the topics on the following:

  • Evironmental Impact Statement System
  • Ecological Solid Waste Management
  • Toxic substance, Hazardous and Nuclear waste Control
  • Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act
  • Ambient Air Sampling Procedure
  • Adjudication of Environmental Compliance Certificate  (ECC) Violations and Pollution Cases
  • Protocol in Conducting Environmental  Compliance  Inspection
  • Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee (MRFC)  and Mullti-partite Monitoring Teams (MMTs) Roles and Functions (DAO 2010-21)
  • Environmental  Protection and Enhancement Program (EPEP/AEPEP)
  • Adoption of Scorecard and Checklist in Monitoring  the implementation of Tenements, Safety, Health, Environment and Social Development Programs  (TSHES)

The topics discussed are  in conformity and applicable to Plants/Quarry/Mineral Processing/Industrial Sand and Gravel, Operations.

Speakers/Resource Persons were technical personnel from the Regional Offices of the  Mines and Geoscienes Bureau   and from the Environmental Management Bureau.