Davao City-based body eyed along with ECC monitor

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 April) — The city government here is eying a local multi-sectoral team focused on monitoring the state of environment here.

Councilor Leonardo Avila said the city-based body will not only monitor but also evaluate and recommend measures to improve the environmental situation of the city.

Avila said the idea is part of the proposed City Environment Code, which he said the city council is pushing but is still pending approval.

He said the existing multi-partite monitoring team (MMT) under the mechanism of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR’s) looks only at the status of institutions covered by an Environmental Compliance Certificate. REad full story here.

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