by: Philippe Michael Granada                   June 7, 2017

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau CALABARZON conducted the Workshop/Seminar on Processing/Approval of Mandatory Reports/Programs and Requirements Related to LGU Issued Permits on June 1-2 2017 at the Ynares Center Complex, Antipolo City, Rizal.

The Mine Safety Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD), headed by Mr. Dondi Sarmiento, organized the workshop which was attended by representatives from Rizal PMRB, MENROs, Engineers and LGUs from Binangonan, Angono, Rodriguez, and San Mateo. Provincial Administrator, Mr. Joseph Ceñidoza gave the welcome address while RD Socorro P. Hernandez and RD Samuel T. Paragas gave their opening message.

The topics discussed by Ms. Adora Matabang, Ms. Judith Panerio, and Ms. Garnet Binza included the processing/approval of the Integrated Environmental Protection Enhancement Program (EPEP),  Final Mine Rehabilitation and Decommissioning Plan (FMRDP), Annual Environmental Protection Enhancement Program (AEPEP), Certificate of Environmental Management and Community Relations Records  (CEMCRR). On the other hand, processing/approval of the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) and Annual Social Development and Management Program (ASDMP) by Mr. Sonny Villar and Ms. Anissa Madi, while the Processing of Application for Mechanical and Electrical Installation Permit and Annual Safety and Health Program (ASHP) Evaluation was reported by Engr. Rommel Aban and Engr. Reginald Leoncio. Forms and the formats of reports related to LGU issued permits were also distributed.

The workshop/seminar aims to equip the Local Government Units with the necessary skills and knowledge to evaluate, process, and approve the submission of the above mentioned mandatory documents related to LGU issued permits.