Clarification on the Scope of the Philippine EIS System.
Simplification of Requirements for Securing ECC.
Streamlining of Procedures.
Strengthening the Implementation of the Philippine EIS System
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) System DAO 2003-30
Scope of the EIS System Project/Undertaking Covered ECC Category A Category B Not Covered CNC Category C Category D Category A – Environmental Critical Projects (ECP) Category B – Projects located in Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA) Category C - Projects enhancing environmental quality or address existing environmental problems Category D – Projects not falling under other categories or unlikely to cause adverse environmental impacts
Documentary Requirements & Processing Time Project Description or Proof of Project Implementation prior to 1982 Project Description PEPRMP EPRMP (based on a checklist if available) IEE or IEE Checklist (if available) EPRMP Programmatic EPRMP EIS Programmatic EIS DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ECC APPLICATION 60 days EMB Regional Director Single Project B-1: New B: Projects located in an ECA 90 days EMB Central office Director Single Project 120 days DENR Secretary Co-located Projects A-2: Existing and to be expanded (including undertakings that have stopped operations for more than 5 years and plan to re-start, w/ or w/o expansion A-3: Operating without ECC 60 days EMB Central Office Director Co-located Project 30 Days EMB Regional Director Single Project B-2: Existing and to be expanded (including undertakings that have stopped operations for more than 5 years and plan to re-start, w/ or w/o expansion) B-3: Operating without ECC 15 days EMB CO or RO Director D. Not Covered 15 days EMB Regional Director Co-located or Single Projects C: Environmental Enhancement or Direct Mitigation 120 days DENR Secretary Single Projects 180 days DENR Secretary Co-located Projects A-1: New A: Environmentally Critical Projects MAXIMUM TIME TO GRANT OR DENY THE APPLICATION & DECIDING AUTHORITY APPLIED TO CATEGORY
Upon submission of the application shall pay filing fees and other fees in accordance with prescribed standard cost and fees.
Penalty of suspension or cancellation of ECC and/or fine of not more than P50,000/violation
Projects established and/or operating without ECC
Projects violating ECC conditions, EMP, Rules and Regulation
Misrepresentation in the EIS/IEE or any other Documents submitted
Pollution Control Law P.D. 984 Clean Air Act of 1999 R.A. 8749 DAO 2000-81 Clean Water Act of 2004 R.A. 9275 DAO 2005-10 Toxic Substances & Hazardous and Nuclear Waste Act of 1990 R.A. 6969 Ecological Waste Management Act of 2000 R.A. 9003 DAO 2001-34
All sources of air pollution must have a valid Permit-to-Operate.
All proposed or planned construction or modification of sources that has the potential to emit 100 tons per year or more of any of the regulated pollutants are required to have an approved Authority to Construct before implementation.
For purposes of sampling, planning, research and other similar purposes, the DENR-EMB, may issue a Temporary Permit-to-Operate not to exceed ninety (90) days, provided that the applicant has pending application for Permit-to-Operate.
Permit-to-Operate is valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance unless sooner suspended or revoked and must be renewed thirty (30) days before the expiration date and upon payment or the required fees and compliance with requirements.
In case of sale or legal transfer of a facility covered by a permit, the permittee shall notify the DENR-EMB within thirty (30) days from the date of sale or transfer
The owner or the Pollution Control Officer shall keep a record of the operation of the sources and shall furnish a copy to the DENR-EMB in a quarterly basis.
Right of Entry, Inspection and Testing by the authorized representative of DENR-EMB.
A fine of < P 100,000.00 for everyday of violation of standards until such time that standards have been complied with
For violations of all other provisions a fine of not less than P 10,000 but nor more than P100,000 or six (6) months to six (6) years or both. If the offender is a juridical person, the president, manager, directors, trustees, the pollution control officer of the officials directly in charge of the operations suffer the penalty.
RA 9003 institute measures to promote a more acceptable system which corresponds to the vision of sustainable development. Generally, it aims to merge environmental protection with economic pursuits, recognizing the re-orientation of the community’s view on solid waste, thereby providing schemes for waste minimization, volume reduction, resource recovery utilization and disposal.
The DENR Administrative Order No-2001-34 issued on December 21, 2001 is set as the Implementing Rules and Regulations for R.A. 9003.
Institutional Mechanism Ecological Solid Waste Management Act Local Government Units National Solid Waste Management Commission Citizens
Depending on the Prohibited Acts that is committed penalty ranges from P300.00 to P1,000,000.00 and/or imprisonment of 1 day to 6 years.
If the offense is committed by a corporation, partnership, or other juridical entity the chief executive officer, president, general manager, managing partner or such other officer-in-charge shall be liable for the commission of the offense penalized under this Act.
Conceptual Framework of RA 9003 Residuals Management Drop off Center sorting recycling composting P C M MRF Compostable wastes Recyclable Wastes Non- Recyclabes Special Wastes Barangay Level Municipal/ City Level Collection by municipality/ city junkyards/ stores / factories Gardens/ farms
To initiate, participate and invest in integrated ecological solid waste management projects
To manufacture environmental-friendly products, to introduce, develop and adopt innovative processes that shall recycle and re-use materials, conserve raw materials and energy, reduce waste and prevent pollution
To undertake community activities to promote and propagate effective solid waste management practices
Toxic Substances & Hazardous and Nuclear Waste
The Act directs the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to establish rules, regulations, and programs for controlling chemical substances and hazardous wastes in the Philippines.
The “Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 6969” Department Administrative Order 29 (DAO 29) was signed in June of 1992. It provides a general regulatory framework that industry must meet to reach compliance with RA 6969.
Regulate, limit, and prohibit importation, manufacture, processing, sale, distribution, and use, and disposal of chemical substances and mixtures that present unreasonable risk to public health and environment
Prohibit the entry and disposal of hazardous wastes into the Philippines territorial limits
Advance and facilitate research on toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes
Compile, maintain and update and inventory of chemical substances that are stored, imported, exported, used, processed, manufacture , transported in the country. The inventory is known as the Philippine inventory of chemicals and chemical substances (PICCS).
Require manufacturers and importers to submit pertinent data and information on the existing chemical substances that they manufacture or import.
Establish the Philippine Priority Chemicals list( PCL).
Require screening of new chemical substances by seeking all available information to asses the risk posed by new chemical substances to public health and to the environment (PMPIN).
Regulate, limit, gradually phase-out, and ban those chemical substances that are determined to pose unreasonable risk to public health and environment through the issuance of CCOs.
PROVISIONS OF TITLE II (TOXIC CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES)
Prohibit the entry, even in the transit, or hazardous wastes and their disposal into the Philippines territorial limits.
Management of hazardous waste in a manner not to cause pollution of the environment and harm harm to public health and natural resources.
Make the waste generators responsible for management and disposal of hazardous wastes and financially responsible for the cost of proper storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes they generate.