One-stop shop of environmental permit applications at Puerto Galera

The Provincial Environmental Management Unit (PEMU) of Oriental Mindoro, led by PEMU Chief Ederlita Labre, initiated an assistance activity to help stakeholders in Puerto Galera with their environmental permit applications on October 8.

The “One-Stop-Shop” of permit applications is an initiative of PEMU Oriental Mindoro which aims to assist establishment owners and representatives in their online applications for various environmental permits including the application for Permit to Operate, Wastewater Discharge Permit, Hazardous Waste Generator’s ID/DENR ID, and registration in the Company Registration System.

Environmental Management Specialist II Adz Hazen Dimapilis and Environmental Monitoring Officer Airene Manalo assisted Labre in the continuous delivery of essential service despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proper health protocols were observed by the team in the duration of the event. An attendance sheet was provided in the instance a contact tracing activity would be conducted. Alcohol was provided for hand sanitizing, while reminders on the observance of physical distancing and the wearing of face mask and face shield were also posted.

The said activity was conducted in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Puerto Galera.