Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Assistant Director Vizminda Osorio (3rd from left) and Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service (SCIS) Director Khalil Bayam (4th from left) lead the groundbreaking ceremony for the interim storage facility for confiscated chemicals at the San Mateo Sanitary Landfill, Pintong Bukawe, San Mateo, Rizal on June 25, 2022. The facility will serve as a temporary storage for confiscated chemicals before these are permanently disposed of in compliance with Republic Act 6969 or the Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990. The construction of the facility will be funded by the Pollution Adjudication Board. Also in the photo are the EMB division chiefs (left to right): Juvy Serafin, Edwin Navaluna, Graciolo Torre, and Karen Pacpaco. ###