Environmental Management Bureau

Air Quality Management (as of CY 2010)


Air Shed Established : 4
  • Davao City - 1 air shed (MC# 2003-04)
  • Compostela Valley - 1 air shed (on process)
  • Davao del Sur - 1 air shed (on process)
  • Davao del Norte - 1 air shed (on process)
Air Quality Network Established: 2
  • Bunawan District Air Quality Monitoring Network
  • Buhangin-Agdao-Poblacion Monitoring Network

 

Water Quality Monitoring

Classified Waterbodies (as of CY 2009): 26
(Table 1 - Classified Waterbodies)
Area
No. of Rivers Classified
Classification
Davao City
7
 
  • Bunawan River
C
  • Davao River
    • (Sta. 1-4)

B

    • (Sta. 5-8)
A
  • Ilang River
C
  • Lasang River
B
  • Lipadas River
    • Mt. Apo National Park to Baracayo
AA
    • Brgy. Baracayo to Brgy. Bangkas (midstream)
A
    • Brgy. Bangkas to Brgy. Alambre (midstream)
B
    • Brgy. Alambre to confluence of Davao Gulf (downstream)
C
  • Talomo River
B
  • Tamugan River
A
Davao del Sur
5
 
  • Digos River
 
    • Sta. 1-2
C
    • Sta. 3-6
B
  • Malita River
B
  • Padada River
D
  • Sibulan River
    • Sta. 1-3
B
    • Sta. 4-6
A
  • Padada-Mainit River
D
Davao del Norte
4
 
  • Hijo River
C
  • Tagum River
D
  • Tuganay River
B
  • Saug River
B
Davao Oriental
6
 
  • Sumlog River
C
    • Sta. 1-3
B
    • Sta. 3-5
A
    • Sta. 5 (headwater)
 
  • Baganga-Mahan-ub River
AA and A
  • Bitanagan River
B
  • Cateel River
A
  • Dapnan River
A
  • Manurigao River
A
Compostela Valley
4
 
  • Agusan River
C
  • Kingking River
C
  • Naboc River
C
  • Matiao
C



Pollution Control

Water Quality Management
  • Major Rivers classified to date: 26 rivers and 1-Gulf
  • Major Rivers classified this year: 3 rivers and 1-Gulf
  • Beach Water (Beaches under monitoring): 15 beaches
  • Beaches frequently used by foreign and domestic tourist : 2 beaches
  • Total rivers continuously monitored: 26 rivers and Davao Gulf
Industrial Compliance
  • No. of Firms compliant with pollution control law: 82 %
  • No. of Firms not compliant with pollution control law : 18%
  • No. of Potential Air Pollutive Firms : 705

    • With Permit to Operate : 451
    • Without Permit to Operate : 240
    • Without Air Pollution Control Device : 14

  • No. of Potential Water Pollutive Firms : 334

    • With Wastewater Discharge Permit : 212
    • Without WDP : 108
    • Without Water Treatment Facility : 14
Toxic Chemical Substance Management
  • Total Chemical Control Orders registered : 67

    • Cyanide distributors registered : 19
    • Mercury distributors registered : 15
    • Cyanide users registered : 16
    • Mercury users registered : 13
    • Asbestos users registered : 4
Hazardous Waste Management
  • Total registered  Hazardous Waste generators 526
  • Total Transporter of hazardous wastes registered 214
  • Total Treatment, Storage & Disposal Facilities registered 38

TOTAL ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS ISSUED FROM 1995 TO 2010: 4,678
(Table 2 - List of ECC/CNC/LUC/EIS Issued)

Mines and Geosciences Bureau

Operation

 

Mining Projects Within Region XI

mines proj map

Operating Mines
  • 1 cement plant and 3 quarries
  • 1 Medium Scale Direct State Utilization Project
  • 10 Industrial Sand and Gravel quarries issued by LGUs
  • 151 sand and gravel quarries issued by LGUs
  • 27 earthfill quarries issued by LGUs
  • 5 small-scale magnesite quarries
  • 3 small-scale silica quarries
  • 2 small-scale limestone quarries
  • 2 small-scale chromite quarries

Mining Rights Granted

There are currently 57,576.23 hectares of land covered by approved mining tenements, namely:
  • 21 Mineral Prod’n Sharing Agreements(MPSA)
  • 6 Exploration Permit (EP)
  • 1 ISAG

Mining Tenement Areas (as of June 2010)
(Table 1 - List of Mining Tenement Areas)


Directory of Small Scale Mines (SSM) (as of June 2010)

Table 2- List of SSM by Province


Geo-Hazard Assessment and Mapping
(Table 3 - Classification of Areas Susceptible to Landslide and Flooding)

Province/Municipality
 
Land Slide Susceptability
Flooding Susceptability
Moderate
High
Very High
Moderate
High
Very High
REGION XI GANDTOTAL
212
175
27
222
274
7
Davao Oriental Sub-total
38
52
14
41
21
2
Boston
1
4
-
4
1
2
Cateel
4
7
-
1
10
-
Baganga
2
4
-
5
2
-
Caraga
6
3
2
-
1
-
Manay
2
5
-
2
1
-
Tarragona
4
5
1
1
2
-
Mati
3
12
 
2
1
-
San Isidro
3
3
2
4
-
-
Lupon
5
1
2
8
2
-
BanayBanay
-
2
1
6
-
-
Gov. Generoso
8
6
-
8
-
-
Compostela Valley Sub-Total
63
56
5
38
99
1
Compostela
2
2
-
-
14
-
Mabini
4
4
1
5
7
1
Maco
18
7
1
5
22
 
Maragusan
5
10
-
2
9
 
Mawab
3
2
1
-
11*
 
Monkayo
-
12
-
6
9
 
Montevista
7
4
2
9
6
 
New Bataan
3
6
-
1
12
 
Nabunturan
13
2
-
-
10
 
Pantukan
1
7
-
-
10
 
Laak
7
-
-
10
-
 
Davao del Note Sub-Total
36
9
-
46
54
1
Asuncion
7
1
-
6
2
 
New Corella
9
2
-
8
9
 
Sto. Tomas
5
2
-
-
10
 
Talaingod
-
3
-
-
3
 
San Isidro
4
1
-
8
-
 
Kapalong
5
 
-
2
-
 
Tagum
-
 
-
13
10
 
Panabo
-
 
-
6
8
 
Carmen
-
 
-
1
8
 
Dujali
-
 
-
2
3
1
Samal
6
 
-
 
1
 
Davao del Sur Sub-Total
75
58
8
97
100
3
Hagonoy
4
2
-
8
4
-
Padada
2
2
-
5
4
-
Sulop
9
3
-
10
5
1
Don Marcelino
5
3
1
2
8
-
Jose Abad Santos
8
4
-
6
16
-
Malita
9
2
-
8
18
-
Malalag
1
9
-
4
8
-
Sta. Maria
6
6
7
1
8
1
Sta. Crus
2
1
-
-
-
-
Bansalan
1
2
-
1
1
-
Kiblawan
9
4
-
10
2
-
Sarangani
4
5
-
4
1
-
Matanao
1
5
-
10
12
-
Magsaysay
4
8
-
10
5
1
Digos
10
2
-
18
8
-

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The 2-day training which was participated in by DENR-XI’s Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (PENROs and CENROs), also intends to further augment the Perspective, Experience, Attitude, Knowledge and Skills (P.E.A.K.S.) of the officials as pre-requisites to effective governance. It also aims to refine the knowledge of the officials on the Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations, policies on protected areas and Land Administration Management System (LAMS) and Republic Act 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act.

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