PCAPI7 hosted a“Pulong-Pulong” on DENR-EMB7 policies and procedures last December 3, 2015, Thursday, 1:00 PM, at the Sacred Heart Center, Cebu City. As an organization of Pollution Control Officers (PCOs) and Environmental Advocates, PCAPI7 ensures that its members are abreast of important developments and changes in DENR-EMB7 policies and procedures to ensure compliance. EMB7 personnel were on hand to explain as well as answer questions about these developments. It was also an opportunity for the members to dialogue with EMB7 personnel regarding issues that affect their operations. A total of 174 PCOs attended the Forum.
Forming part of the panel were EMB7 resource persons:
Engr. Cindylyn Pepito Ochea
Engr. Anabeth Roble
Engr. Luis Antonio Monisit
Engr. Meg Modequillo
Topics taken up were:
EMB7 Regional Director William P. Cuñado was the special guest during the Forum. Another guest was Mr. Jun Nishida of UNIDO,representing Cebu Common Treatment Facility Inc., to explain the latter’s new service, the safe treatment and disposal of waste mercury from busted lamps and medical devices. Through a video he showed where the waste mercury will be shipped and purified for use in new products. With Mr. Nishida were Mr. Yamawaki, Ms. Antweiler and Mr. Wakai , representatives of Nomura Kohsan, a Japanese company that purifies and recycles waste mercury.
The following PCAPI-7 Officers were also present to grace the affair and give full support.
The Forum ended at 5:00 PM and followed by the PAPI-7 Christmas party in the same venue.