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Undaunted by the stormy weather and pandemic, two (2) undersigned personnel of the Regional Strategic Communication and Initiatives Group with one (1) from the General Services Section of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region I under the leadership of Regional Executive Director, Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo to conduct an Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) campaign to promote environmental awareness in selected barangays of the provinces of La Union and Pangasinan last July 26-30, 2021 namely: Barangay Lubing, San Juan; Barangay Bulala in Bacnotan; Barangay Ipet, Sudipen; Barangay Masupe, Balaoan; Barangays Acao, Parian Este, Payocpoc Sur, Nagrebcan, Bauang; Barangay Bautista, Caba; Barangays Poblacion, San Benito Norte, San Benito Sur, Dulao, San Eugenio, Aringay; and Barangay Poblacion, Pugo. The team also went to Pangasinan to carry out the same specifically in Barangay Anonas, Urdaneta; Barangays Balangobong and Pasileng Sur, Binalonan; Barangay San Felipe East, San Nicolas; and Barangay Poblacion C in Tayug.(RSCIG)

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San Fabian, Pangasinan – In compliance to their renewal of transport franchise and as part of their commitment and support to the protection and conservation to the environment, several transport groups from Pangasinan together with elements of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted a mangrove planting activity in Barangay Sobol, San Fabian, Pangasinan on January 27 and 30, 2021.

In coordination with the CENRO Central Pangasinan headed by OIC, CENR Officer Frank Vincent Danglose, a total of 300 mangrove propagules (Bakawan) were planted within the 46- hectare mangrove plantation of People’s Organization (PO)- Small Anchor Fisher Folks Association (SAFA) near the shorelines of Barangay Sobol, a coastal community of San Fabian.  The transport groups include, Extreme Dagupan Pangasinan Transport Corporation (EDPTC), Dagupan, Calasiao Transport Cooperative (DCTC) and Dagupan United Eastern Transport Cooperative (DUETCO). A total of 780 mangrove propagules have been planted on said mangrove plantation which was established by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region- I (DENR-I) and SAFA in 2017.  (GCG-RSCIG)

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In photo: DENR USec. for Special Concerns Ed Leonardo (L), RED Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo (in black shirt) and P.A.T.R.O.L Party List Rep. Jorge Antonio P. Bustos (R)

"Plant a tree, sire a son, write a book," an old quote saying what a man should do during his time on earth which was also underscored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Region 1 Executive Director Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo during the program. This was manifestes by the 3 great enviornmental leaders and advocates during the Mangrove Planting where they led the planting of 1,000 propagules and 1,000 seedlings along the 2,000 sqm. coastline of Sual, Pangasinan. (RSCIG)


The Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and LGU Concerns Benny D. Antiporda (in white shirt) points at the Urdaneta City, Sanitary Landfill in Pangasinan which needs improvement and has to comply with the parameters as required in RA 9003 otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 which is on its 20th year of implementation.  USec. Antiporda warned the SLF operator and gave them until end of February 2021 to comply, if not, the facility will face closure as the DENR pushes to stop the operation of non-compliant solid waste facilities. (RAS-RSCIG I)


Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region- I (DENR- I) frontliners underwent SWAB Testing and all personnel received anti-flu vaccines as defense against the COVID- 19 pandemic. To ensure a virus- free environment, the Engineering and Architecture Services (EAS) of the City Government of San Fernando, La Union likewise, conducted a series of cleaning and disinfection

protocols to ascertain every DENR- I employees’ health and welfare to deliver basic services to the public.

The Department of Health, Region- I (DOH-I, Provincial Health Office of La Union, and the City Government of San Fernando, La Union extended assistance to the officials and employees of DENR- I headed by Regional Executive Director Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo to combat the COVID- 19. The agency also received personal protective equipment (PPEs) like face masks, face shields, medicines and alcohols.