EMB implements Adopt a Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) Program and CEMS/COMS Test Connection thru Uniform Data Acquisition and Handling System – October 20, 2021

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently launched Adopt a Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS), and the Continuous Emission Monitoring System/ Continuous Opacity Monitoring System (CEMS/COMS) Test Connection thru Uniform Data Acquisition and Handling System to strengthen the capacity of EMB in terms of air continue reading : EMB implements Adopt a Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station (CAAQMS) Program and CEMS/COMS Test Connection thru Uniform Data Acquisition and Handling System – October 20, 2021

National Air Quality and Airshed Management Workshop – 2021

As part of its commitment of promoting environmental protection, particularly in air quality and airshed management, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), has successfully conducted the National Air Quality and Airshed Management Workshop from 20 to 24 of September 2021 via Microsoft Teams. The workshop was hosted by continue reading : National Air Quality and Airshed Management Workshop – 2021

CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS MONITORING SYSTEMS (CEMS) ONLINE TRAINING WORKSHOP

To support the capacity building for EMB Regional Offices (EMB ROs), the DENR Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) held a 2-day Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) Online Workshop on 15-16 September 2021 which aims to capacitate the technical individuals of EMB Regional Offices in the assessment and observation of the different CEMS-COMS-CERMS audit procedures. EMB Assistant continue reading : CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS MONITORING SYSTEMS (CEMS) ONLINE TRAINING WORKSHOP

EMB LAUNCHES NEW AND IMPROVED OPMS PTO VERSION 2.0

As part of its commitment of promoting environmental protection, particularly addressing air pollution, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) has launched the new and improved Permit to Operate (PTO) Air Pollution Source Equipment and Installation Version 2.0, as part of its Online Permitting and Monitoring Systems on August 18, 2021. The continue reading : EMB LAUNCHES NEW AND IMPROVED OPMS PTO VERSION 2.0

EMB Adopts Procedural Manual on Data Handling Protocols for Criteria Air Pollutants

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) adopts the Procedural Manual on Data Handling Protocols for Criteria Air Pollutants, as mandated by EMB Memorandum Circular No 2021-07, issued on May 03, 2021. According to EMB Director Engr. William P. Cuñado, the manual will provide the necessary guidance in evaluating the concentration of criteria air pollutants measured from continue reading : EMB Adopts Procedural Manual on Data Handling Protocols for Criteria Air Pollutants

EMB Adopts Manual for Siting and Design of Air Quality Monitoring Stations

The Environmental Management Bureau will be adopting a Manual for Siting and Design of Air Quality Monitoring Stations in the Philippines, as mandated by EMB Memorandum Circular No 2021-06, issued on May 03, 2021. The Manual aims to guide the EMB’s regional offices in selecting the appropriate site(s) for their respective Air Quality Monitoring Stations continue reading : EMB Adopts Manual for Siting and Design of Air Quality Monitoring Stations

EMB to establish its National Air Quality Network Operation Center

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) is establishing a system which will act as a central repository of all data and information related to industrial emissions of firms with Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) / Continuous Opacity Monitoring System (COMS). Through the Air Quality Network Operation Center, the Bureau aims to monitor the compliance of industries continue reading : EMB to establish its National Air Quality Network Operation Center

DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER ON ESTABLISHING BREAKPOINTS FOR PM 2.5 AIR QUALITY INDEX REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY DENR

In compliance with RA 8749 or the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999, as well as Section 2 of DENR Administrative Order (DAO) 2000-81 or the Review of Air Quality Guideline Values, the Environmental Management Bureau-Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR), together with its created Technical Working Group (TWG)z reviewed the Particulate Matter 2.5 continue reading : DENR ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER ON ESTABLISHING BREAKPOINTS FOR PM 2.5 AIR QUALITY INDEX REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY DENR