The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of R.A 8749, otherwise known as the “Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999″, Its primary goal is to come out with a comprehensive national program to achieve and maintain Air Quality that meets the National Air Quality Guidelines for Criteria Pollutants and their Emissions Standards. while minimizing the possible associated negative impacts on the country’s economy. its implementing rules and regulation contain specific requirement that prohibit the vehicular and industrial sources from emitting pollutants in amounts that cause significant deterioration of air quality.

In support of these regulations, the EMB has drawn up the following measures:

  • Guidelines and Standards for dioxin and furans;
  • Guidelines for the Accreditation by the Department of Trade and Industry of Emission Testing Centers for smoke-belchers;
  • Conduct of an Industrial Emission Project which would provide concessional loans to industries for air pollution control equipment acquisition; and,
  • Establishment of an Air Emission Inventory Database

WHAT'S NEW?

EMB-CO Conducted the Second (2nd) Training on Basic Stack Emission Testing

Stack Emission Testing Training on Going - Method 5 for Isokinetic PM Determination, using the dummy stack.

The Environmental Management Bureau of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) successfully conducted three (3) days Training on “Basic Stack Emission Testing: Method 1 to 5 for Particulate Matter (PM), Method 7 for Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx), Method 8 for Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)  and Method 10 for Carbon Monoxide (CO)" at the Azzuro Hotel, Angeles City, Pampanga last August 5 - 7, 2015. It was headed by the Sampling Assessment Team (SAT) composed of technical staff from Regions NCR, 3 and 4A and the central office Air Quality Management Section staff. The training was participated by the third party source emission testing firms (TPSETF).

Its objective is to provide continuous training on the procedure and operation of approved sampling equipments for the continuing education of source emission testers as prescribed in DAO 2013-26, " Revised Guidelines for DENR accreditation of Third Party Source Emission Testing Firms.

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2002 National Air Quality Status ReportThe report documents the quality of air, from 1975 up to 2002, sources of air pollutants, and trends, based on available data. 717.37 KBDownload
2003-2004 National Air Quality Status ReportThe report documents the quality of air, from 2003 and 2004, health impacts and trends, and initiatives, based on available data.1.64 MBDownload
2005-2007 National Air Quality Status ReportThe report documents the quality of air, from 2005 to 2007, health impacts and trends, and initiatives, based on available data. 1.43 MBDownload
2010-2011 National Air Quality Status ReportThe report documents the quality of air, from 2010 and 2011, health impacts and trends, and initiatives, based on available data.2.25 MBDownload

The Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999(Republic Act 8749)
Bantay Tambutso
Bantay Tsimneya
Certificate of Conformity  (COC) ONLINE APPLICATION
LIST OF ACCREDITED STACK TESTERS AS PER DAO 2013-26
Continuous Ambient Air Monitoring
LIST OF TESTING /EQUIPMENT (Diesel and Gas) IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE IRR OF RA 8749


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