ATTENTION: POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER/s and/or MANAGING HEAD/S Warm greetings from PCAPI Region IV-A Chapter! The Pollution Control Association of the Philippines (PCAPI) Region IV-A Chapter in coordination with the DENR - Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region IV-A will hold its 5th Biennial PCO Summit on 11 October 2019 at the Twin Lakes Hotel, Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway, Laurel, Batangas. As in the past biennial PCO Summits, we have gathered topics – new and recurring - that are relevant to our practice as PCOs. We hope to touch base on the core issues discussed in the immediate past Summit, how these [...]
For your quick reference, co-PCOs! Here are the guidelines/ MCs/announcements released by our regulatory offices. Stay informed! Feel free to download. EMB 4A Submission of 1st Quarterly Monitoring Report Guidelines for submission of application for Hazwaste ID, submission of PTO, securing manifest number, submission of HW manifest and COT, submission for application of PTO Air Pollution Source Equipment Addendum to the Interim Guidelines on the Issuance of SPTT for the Transportation of Hazardous Wastes within the Community Quarantine Period EMB-NCR Notice to the Public (Online Submission of 1st Qtr Self Monitoring Report) LLDA Suspension of [...]
Here's a consolidated list of EMB offices email addresses for the submission of SMR. You can always visit their respective website and facebook page for more information. Region 1: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Region 2: email@example.com Region 3: firstname.lastname@example.org Region 4A: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Region 4B: visit https://tinuyrl.com/ybglyxvh or email@example.com Region 5: firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com CAR: firstname.lastname@example.org NCR: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Region 6: email@example.com Region 7: visit https://r7.emb.gov.ph Region 8: firstname.lastname@example.org Region 9: email@example.com Region 11: firstname.lastname@example.org http://r11.emb.gov.ph Region 12: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Wasting no time, PCAPI CALABARZON immediately launched its first Advanced Training for the renewal of Pollution Control Officers seven weeks after receiving its accreditation on September 3 by the DENR-EMB 4A. The Advanced Training Course on Chemical Management, the Association’s debut training, was held on October 22-24, 2019 at Los Baños, Laguna. The key learning objectives of this 20-hour training are: • To understand the mandates of different agencies regulating Chemical Substances in the Philippines • To delineate compliance requirements and provide guidelines on compliance to Toxic Substances • To discuss industry adoption of less toxic chemicals for Cleaner Production [...]
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Management Bureau Regional Office IV – A (DENR-EMB 4A) recognized Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) for its exemplary performance in supporting EMB for imparting wisdom and learnings to individuals, group of individuals, and industries through its Pollution Control Officers, during the 2019 Environmental Summit themed “Beat Air Pollution: Managing Solid Waste towards a Pollution-Free Environment”, on July 30, 2019 at Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay City. Established in 1997, PCAPI CALABARZON has long been living up to its vision of being the leading association of PCOs and [...]
In continuous pursuit of excellence, PCAPI R4A conducted a Training of Trainers (TOT) entitled, “Powerful Presentation Skills Training for Trainers” on July 20, 2019 at The Bellevue Hotel, Alabang. This Training of Trainers imparted to its pool of speakers, is a continuing learning programme in the areas of presentation and communications. The workshop includes Mini Lectures, Individual Speaking Activities, Group Activities and Evaluation of Speaking Activities. The event was made possible by the facilitation of a third-party communications training provider, Communicare Training and Development. Communicare is one of the leading companies in the Philippines that provide customized, applicable and fun [...]
Sectoral Meeting, a gathering of Pollution Control Officers and representatives from different stakeholders of one sector, is a special seminar regularly conducted by the Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) that aims to provide basic compliance requirements to all relevant environmental laws and to clarify issues in relation to their implementation specialized for one sector. PCAPI Calabarzon acknowledges that different business sectors have different needs and requirements and that each sector must undergo a focused and an in-depth discussion, thus the implementation of sectoral meetings. In the span of six months before the end of [...]
Pollution Control Association of the Philippines Inc. Region 4A (PCAPI Calabarzon) is now an organizational member of International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) effective August 12, 2018 until August 12, 2019. ISSP is the world’s leading professional association of sustainability practitioners and a member-driven organization that moves sustainability profession forward by empowering each other and defining professional excellence. As the premier professional association for members of the sustainability field, ISSP basically helps professionals around the globe in the field of sustainability in the implementation of the United Nations’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to make sustainability progress. PCAPI Calabarzon’s [...]
This year, our GA will revolve around the theme, “GREEN TO GOLD: PCOs as Sustainability Professionals” - which aims to discuss present and emerging agenda, commitment and challenges in achieving sustainability and showcase environmental commitments as they are translated to initiatives that deliver “green to gold” results. We have prepared an indicative program that we hope will cover more knowledge and insights in improving environmental results and enhancing efficiency, and a large exhibition to help us keep up with the trends in our PCO practices and technologies.
From the association’s tagline, “PCOs helping PCOs”, PCAPI R4a wants to provide additional assistance to PCOs in upgrading the practice of their professions and for the continuous improvement of their competence as professionals.