Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna (left) checks on the shifts in air and water quality levels displayed on one of the 28 video walls of the DENR Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Data Center during its launch last May 18. The P10-million facility, which is operated from the EMB central office in Quezon City, updates every five minutes real-time data collected from EMB regional offices to efficiently monitor the compliance of various industries and establishments to environmental laws. Also available in the Data Center’s system are current statuses of sanitary landfills, Online Permitting System from the 16 EMB regional offices, and location and testing capabilities of EMB’s 22 operational laboratories. Others in photo are (2nd from left to right) DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations-Luzon, Visayas and Environment Juan Miguel Cuna, Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Luzon and Visayas Gilbert Gonzales, EMB Director William Cuñado and EMB OIC Asst. Director Vizminda Osorio. ###