Mine Management Chief Engr. Renato Rimando and Mine Safety, Environment and Social Division Chief Engr. John Ymson joined DENR-1 Regional Executive Director Carlito Tuballa and EMB-1 Regional Director Maria Dorica Naz Hipe during the Kapihan sa Ilocos moderated by the Philippine Information Agency Region 1 as part of the activities of the Environment Month celebration 2019. On the said activity, the key officials vowed to continue prioritizing environmental protection through full implementation of existing laws on clean air, clean water and solid waste management.