Representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)and the municipality of Puerto Galera sign a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the municipality as a local chapter of TayoangKalikasan to strengthen the enforcement of waste segregation at source and the prohibition of single use/disposable plastic. Present to sign the MOA are DENR Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Oriental Mindoro Mary June Mayparepresenting DENR MIMAROPA RED Adornado, Puerto Galera Mayor Rocky Ilagan, Vice Mayor Marlon Lopez and DENR Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Provincial Environment Management Unit Officer in Oriental Mindoro Ederlita Labre representing EMB MIMAROPA Regional Director Atty. Michael Drake Matias,(Photo by PENRO Oriental Mindoro).
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources MIMAROPA Region and the Municipality of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on December 7, establishing the municipality as a local chapter of Tayo ang Kalikasan (TAK). TAK aims to engage communities as partners in addressing issues and challengeson environmental protection.