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Mongolian Small-Scale Miners visit South Cotabato

Fifteen (15) Mongolians involved in Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASSM) visited South Cotabato in order to learn first-hand the “best practices” of the thriving small-scale gold mining industry of the province. NGO BAN Toxics, partner of the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) in their campaign on Mercury-free mining, accompanied the Mongolians in their study tour. PEMO […]

2016 Clean & Green Search now on final stretch

The 2016 Search for the Cleanest and Greenest LGU is now on the home stretch with the conduct of the unannounced final evaluation that started on May 30 and will culminate on June 15, the agreed “window period” of the contest. Up for grab for this year’s winners are cash incentives worth P2.12 million in […]

Clean-up drive, tree-planting marks Philippine Environment Month celebration

Massive tree-planting activities cum clean-up drive were conducted by the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) in celebration of Philippine Environment Month in the month of June. PEMO-Environment Management Division under Senior Environment Management Specialist Elbe Balucanag spearheaded the tree-planting activity on June 8 at the Integrated Provincial Environment Management Center in Tinongkop, Tantangan. 250 mahogany […]