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

Consultation with the Inter-agency Committee of Environmental Health for the Development of Guideline Values for Additional Hazardous Air Pollutants

  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), in coordination with the Department of Health – Health Promotion Bureau (DOH – HPB), facilitated the consultation among the Inter-agency Committee of Environmental Health (IACEH) members for the Development of Guideline Values for Additional Hazardous Air Pollutants on 31 May continue reading : Consultation with the Inter-agency Committee of Environmental Health for the Development of Guideline Values for Additional Hazardous Air Pollutants

2022 NATIONAL AIR QUALITY WORKSHOP (May 23 to 27, 2022)

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)-Central Office Air Quality Management Section held its 2022 National Air Quality Workshop at Xenia Hotel, Clark Pampanga. EMB Director Engr. William P. Cuñado began the event by delivering his opening remarks which focuses on the performance of EMB accredited 3rd Party Stack Testing Firms and the target establishments/industries of EMB continue reading : 2022 NATIONAL AIR QUALITY WORKSHOP (May 23 to 27, 2022)

DENR-EMB CONDUCTS 126-HOUR TRAINING ON COMPREHENSIVE METEOROLOGY AND ITS IMPACT TO AIR QUALITY

The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in partnership with the University of the Philippines Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (UP-IESM), conducted the 126-hour Training on Comprehensive Meteorology and its Impact to Air Quality via Zoom Meeting Platform from October to December 2021. The 3-month training capacitated continue reading : DENR-EMB CONDUCTS 126-HOUR TRAINING ON COMPREHENSIVE METEOROLOGY AND ITS IMPACT TO AIR QUALITY

EMB implements Adopt-An-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-An-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