Photo Releases

The best among the best of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) line bureau regional directors are accorded the Environmental Awards for Governance and Leadership Excellence or EAGLE Award 2020 by Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (2nd from left in both photos) on June 10 at the DENR Central Office in Quezon City as part of the DENR 34th anniversary. In left photo, Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 2 Regional Director Engr. Mario Ancheta (3rd from left) and in right photo, Environmental Management Bureau Cordillera Administrative Region Regional Director Ma. Victoria Abrera (2nd from right) both received a trophy and cash prize in the amount of Php 75,000. Ancheta has been in the DENR for 22 years and Abrera for 33 years. DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas Leones and DENR Undersecretary for Field Operations and Environment Juan Miguel Cuna (extreme left and right in both photos) join the winners. ###

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and San Miguel Corporation (SMC) President Ramon Ang (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively) show the Memorandum of Agreement for the Pasig River cleanup and dredging project signed on June 9, 2021 at the Petron Sales Training Office in Pandacan, Manila. Cimatu expressed gratitude to SMC for its “unwavering support and continuing commitment to various environmental causes.” The Pasig River rehabilitation is the second Adopt-a-River partnership of DENR and SMC after it launched the Tullahan-Tinajeros River Rehabilitation Project in 2020. Mandaluyong City Mayor Carmelita Aguilar Abalos, Manila City Mayor Francisco Domagoso, and Metro Manila Development Authority Chair Benjamin Abalos, Jr. (from left to right) will also lend support to the project which aims to improve the water flow along Pasig River and to mitigate flooding through dredging. #

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu and Lions Clubs International (LCI) Multiple District (MD) 301 Philippines Governor Elisa B. Valdez, PMJF (3rd and 4th from left, respectively), hold the signed Memorandum of Agreement between the DENR and LCI MD 301 Philippines, during the celebration of the DENR 34th anniversary on June 10. The collaboration is for the conduct of environmental activities such as clean-ups and tree planting that will promote volunteerism and behavioral change among the citizenry. The MOA signing was witnessed by (from left): DENR Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas Leones; DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns and LCI District 301-A2 Governor Benny Antiporda, 2PMJF; and LCI District governors Librada Pingol, PMJF, and Michael S. So, 451 PMJF SCA. ###

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (2nd from left) hands over the trophy to Imelda Casiwan (3rd from the left) Department of Environment and Natural Resources Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (DENR CENRO) of Pinukpuk in the Cordillera Administrative Region as the Top Performing CENRO of the Environmental Awards for Governance and Leadership Excellence or EAGLE Award 2020. Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and International Affairs Jonas Leones (extreme left) holds the Php50,000 check for Casiwan as part of her prize. Also in photo is Undersecretary for Field Operations and Environment Juan Miguel Cuna (extreme right). The awarding ceremony was held on June 10 at the DENR Central Office in Quezon City. ###

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (left) hands over the trophy to Arleigh Adorable (right), DENR Regional Executive Director for Region 10 as the Top Performing Regional Executive Director of the Environmental Awards for Governance and Leadership Excellence or EAGLE Award 2020 during the 34th DENR Founding Anniversary program on June 10.  This is the second win for Adorable under the same category after he received the EAGLE Award in 2019.  A forester by profession, Adorable has been in government service for 40 years. ###