EMB NCR Joins the RDC-NCR’s Technical Budget Review/Consultation F.Y. 2022

EMB National Capital Region attended the Regional Development Council – NCR’s Technical Budget Review/ Consultation F.Y. 2022 last Friday, February 19, 2021 via Zoom Meeting App. During the event, Regional Director Atty. Domingo M. Clemente, Jr. presented the FY 2022 Agency Budget Proposal of the office. The said activity is in line with the National continue reading : EMB NCR Joins the RDC-NCR’s Technical Budget Review/Consultation F.Y. 2022

EMB NCR Conducts Water Sampling for Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program

EMB National Capital Region Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division (EMED)  Ambient Water Unit (EMED-AWU) personnel conducted water sampling along the Manila Bay Outfalls last Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (February 15, 16, and 17). The collected samples will be analyzed to determine the current levels of Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Nitrates (NO3), Phosphates continue reading : EMB NCR Conducts Water Sampling for Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program

EMB NCR CONDUCTS CAMS INSPECTION IN METRO MANILA

EMB National Capital Region through its Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division-Ambient Air Unit (EMED-AAU) personnel conducted maintenance, cleaning, and replacement of  Continuous Ambient Air Monitoring Station (CAAMS) equipment on different stations in Metro Manila last Friday, February 19. During the inspection, they conducted maintenance and cleaning of high volume sampler in Makati Station and high continue reading : EMB NCR CONDUCTS CAMS INSPECTION IN METRO MANILA

NASA-funded Network Tracks the Recent Rise and Fall of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

A short-lived resurgence in the emission of ozone depleting pollutants in eastern China will not significantly delay the recovery of Earth’s protective “sunscreen” layer, according to new research published Feb. 10 in Nature. Stratospheric ozone, also known as Earth’s ozone layer, helps shield us from the Sun’s harmful Ultraviolet (UV) rays. Compounds like CFC-11 (Trichlorofluoromethane, continue reading : NASA-funded Network Tracks the Recent Rise and Fall of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

Scientists Develop Blood Test to Predict Environmental Harms to Children

Scientists at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) developed a method using a DNA biomarker to easily screen pregnant women for harmful prenatal environmental contaminants like air pollution linked to childhood illness and developmental disorders. This approach has the potential to prevent childhood developmental disorders and chronic illness through the early identification of children at continue reading : Scientists Develop Blood Test to Predict Environmental Harms to Children

Researchers Propose That Humidity From Masks May Lessen Severity of COVID-19

Masks help protect the people wearing them from getting or spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, but now researchers from the National Institutes of Health have added evidence for yet another potential benefit for wearers: The humidity created inside the mask may help combat respiratory diseases such as COVID-19. The study, led by researchers continue reading : Researchers Propose That Humidity From Masks May Lessen Severity of COVID-19

ADOPT AN ESTERO WATER SAMPLING UPDATES

EMB National Capital Region Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division (EMED) Ambient Water Unit (AWU) personnel conducted water sampling on two stations under Paso de Blas Creek as part of the Adopt an Estero/Waterbody Program at Valenzuela City last Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Said stations are Paso de Blas and West Service Road. The collected samples continue reading : ADOPT AN ESTERO WATER SAMPLING UPDATES

EMB NCR CONDUCTS WATER SAMPLING AT MEYCAUAYAN-VALENZUELA RIVER SYSTEM

EMB National Capital Region’s Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement Division (EMED) Ambient Water Unit (AWU) personnel conducted water sampling at Meycauayan-Valenzuela River System last Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Said stations are: Canumay, Coloong, Maysilo, Meycauayan, Polo Creek, Polo River, and Pugad Baboy. The collected samples will be analyzed to determine the current levels of Dissolved Oxygen continue reading : EMB NCR CONDUCTS WATER SAMPLING AT MEYCAUAYAN-VALENZUELA RIVER SYSTEM