The Local Chief Executives of the Second District of Negros Oriental together with congressman Manuel Sagarbarria are gathered today at Bethel Hotel in Dumaguete City for a Capacity Development on Environmental Laws and LGU’s Compliance to RA 9003.

DENR-EMB7, through the leadership of RED Paquito D. Melicor Jr., and RD Lormelyn E. Claudio, organized the said activity to provide technical assistance to LGUs in Negros Oriental in their compliance to the mandates of the DENR.

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DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns, Benny D. Antiporda, also graced the activity via video conferencing and left a message to the mayors saying DENR is doing its best to help the LGUs in maintaining good environment in their areas.

“With your cooperation, expect the best from us. We will help you.”, said Antiporda. The same activity will be held tomorrow and on Saturday for the third and first districts of Negros Oriental, respectively.