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DENR assures to aid LGUs in its SWMP
by Redjie Melvic Cawis / PIA

Local government units in the Cordillera can look forward to having their solid waste management plans (SWMP) approved or updated and implemented. 

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Usec. for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concern Benny Antiporda assured the agency’s support  to ensure that the 10-year SWMP of LGUs will be approved or updated and implemented.

“Expect the best coming from the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), that by now the DENR will not stand as a regulatory body but will stand hand in hand with you (the LGUs) in coming up with a success story on solid waste management,” Antiporda said in his message during the 2019 Environmental Summit in Baguio City on Aug. 8.

He said the DENR with the NSWMC will work with the LGUs in making sure that their plans in managing solid wastes will be approved and implemented well in their respective localities.

Pagtulong po ang main objective ng DENR at ng NSWMC rather than pahirapan,” he said.

In the past, Antiporda said the DENR has not been approving the 10-year SWMP of the LGUs due to strict policies or other technical matters.

He said rather than criticizing and giving back the plans to the LGU due to technical or other problems, the DENR should be directing how to improve the plans of the LGU and provide technical and other support to ensure a workable and implementable SWMP.

In the Cordillera, 44 out of the 77 LGUs have approved 10-year SWMP. The other 33 LGUs have pending applications for review by the Solid Waste Management Division of the DENR central office or by the Environmental Management Bureau-Cordillera.

Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 mandates all local governments to close the operation of their respective open dumpsites and work out the establishment of controlled dump facilities or whatever available environmentally feasible technologies applicable to help preserve and protect the environment and the health of their constituencies.


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