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                                       MGB-IX Team                                                           LGU Dapitan Participants

Following the series of orientation on environmental laws and policies and deputation of Environment and Natural Resources Officers organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-IX, a Team of resource persons from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-IX joined another yet Orientation and Deputation Seminar for the LGU of Dapitan City held at Dakak Beach Resort on September 23, 2021.

Participants coming from the different Barangays and members of LGU Dapitan were oriented with various line-up of comprehensive lectures on the following topics: Mining 101 and Salient Features of Republic Act (RA) No. 7942, or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995; Briefer on Small-Scale Mining and Salient Features of RA No. 7076 or the People’s Small-Scale Mining Act of 1991; MGB Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-01, Guidelines in the Conduct of Apprehension, Seizure, Confiscation and Disposition of Illegally-sourced Minerals/Mineral Products and By-products, Tools, Conveyances, and Equipment Used; Salient Features of PD 705 and other forestry-related laws; Salient Features of RA No. 9175 or the Chainsaw Act of 1992; Salient Features of DAO No. 2008-22, Guidelines in the Deputation of ENROs; Rules on Apprehension and Case Build-Up; Salient Features of RA No. 8749, or the Clean Air Act; Salient Features of RA No. 9275, or the Clean Water Act; Salient Features of RA No. 9003 or the Solid Wastes Management Act; and Salient Features of RA No. 6969 or the Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990. 

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                            ARD for Technical Services, Ronald Gadot                                           MGB-IX OIC, RD Hernani G. Abdon