EMB MC 2022-002 | STREAMLINING FOR SECURING ECC FOR PROJECTS REQUIRING AN IEE CHECKLIST WITH AUTO-APPROVAL AND/OR DENIAL WITHIN THE TWENTY (20) DAYS PROCESSING THROUGH THE EMB ONLINE SYSTEM

In response to the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act (RA 11032) that mandates each government agency to establish effective policies for the efficient delivery of government services by simplifying requirement and procedures that will reduce red tape and expedite the business transaction in government, the procedures and requirements for ECC continue reading : EMB MC 2022-002 | STREAMLINING FOR SECURING ECC FOR PROJECTS REQUIRING AN IEE CHECKLIST WITH AUTO-APPROVAL AND/OR DENIAL WITHIN THE TWENTY (20) DAYS PROCESSING THROUGH THE EMB ONLINE SYSTEM

DAO 2022-02 | Guidelines for Public Participation under the Philippine PEISS for Proposed River Restoration Project through Dredging activities pursuant to Section 5.4 of DENR-DPWH-DILG-DOTR Joint MC 2019-01

In response to the urgency of river restoration projects under DENR Administrator Order Nos. 2019-13, 2019-14, 2020-01, 2020-07 as amended by 2020-15, 2020-12 Rationalizing Dredging Activities in Heavily – Silted River Channels pursuant to DENR-DPWH-DILG-DOTR Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2019-01 or the Guidelines on the Issuance of Clearance and/or Permit for Dredging Within Waterways or continue reading : DAO 2022-02 | Guidelines for Public Participation under the Philippine PEISS for Proposed River Restoration Project through Dredging activities pursuant to Section 5.4 of DENR-DPWH-DILG-DOTR Joint MC 2019-01

Notice to the Public | Postponement of Acceptance and Processing of Request for Registration as EIA Individual Preparers and EIA Consulting Firm

Considering the current restrictions set by the COVID-19 Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on mass gatherings, we are postponing the conduct of this year’s Orientation of EIA Practitioners until further notice. The update on the schedule of the said orientation will be provided once restriction on mass gatherings are continue reading : Notice to the Public | Postponement of Acceptance and Processing of Request for Registration as EIA Individual Preparers and EIA Consulting Firm

EMB MC 2021-05 | Documentary Requirements for Minor Amendment (Non-Technical) of ECC under the PEISS

Pursuant to the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act 2018 by promoting transparency in the transactions of the government with the public, the following documents are required to facilitate the processing of minor amendment of ECC: No. Description Requirements for ECC Amendment 1 Change of Project Name/Trade or Business Name Letter continue reading : EMB MC 2021-05 | Documentary Requirements for Minor Amendment (Non-Technical) of ECC under the PEISS

EMB MC 2020-31 | Guidelines on the (5) Year Validity of Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) Pursuant to DENR Administrative No. 30 Series of 2003

Pursuant to DENR AO No. 2003-30, ‘The ECC of a project not implemented within five years from its date of issuance is deemed expired. The proponent shall have to apply for a new ECC if it intends to pursue the project. The reckoning date of project implementation is the date of ground breaking, based on continue reading : EMB MC 2020-31 | Guidelines on the (5) Year Validity of Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) Pursuant to DENR Administrative No. 30 Series of 2003

EMB MC 2020-30 | Interim Guidelines on Public Participation in the Implementation of the Philippines Environmental Impact Statement System (PD 1586) During the State of National Public Health Emergency

This Memorandum Circular is pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469 or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act and the IATF Resolution No. 11, item B2, “Mass gatherings, defined as a planned or spontaneous event where the number of people attending could strain the planning and response resources of the community hosting the event, shall continue reading : EMB MC 2020-30 | Interim Guidelines on Public Participation in the Implementation of the Philippines Environmental Impact Statement System (PD 1586) During the State of National Public Health Emergency

EMB MC 2020-26 | Implementation of Enhanced Online Processing of Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC) Applications for Category D Projects under the Philippine Environmental Impact Statement System (PEISS)

Consistent with the Bureau’s efforts to standardize, streamline and rationalize the Philippines EIS System and pursuant to RA 11032, An Act Promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services amending for the purpose Republic Act 9485 otherwise known as Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, and for other purposes, Automated processing for Certificate continue reading : EMB MC 2020-26 | Implementation of Enhanced Online Processing of Certificate of Non-Coverage (CNC) Applications for Category D Projects under the Philippine Environmental Impact Statement System (PEISS)

EMB MC 2020-23 | Clarification on the Requirements of Waste-To-Energy (WtE) Projects relative to ECC Application Pursuant to DAO 2019-21

Pursuant to the issuance of DENR Administrative Order No. 2019-21, otherwise known as “Guidelines Governing Waste-to-Energy FAcilities for the Integrated Management of Solid Waste”, Waste-to-Energy Projects, regardless of the power generating capacity, are now covered by the Environmental Impact Statement System, and are required to secure Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC). Hence, the following is provided: continue reading : EMB MC 2020-23 | Clarification on the Requirements of Waste-To-Energy (WtE) Projects relative to ECC Application Pursuant to DAO 2019-21