SAN JUAN, La Union – As part of the celebration of the 2021 Philippine Environment Month in pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 237 with the theme, “Sama-samang Pagkilos, Sama-samang Paghilom: Ikaw, Ako, Tayo ang Kalikasan” the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 conducted a coastal clean-up in Barangay Urbiztondo, San Juan La Union last June 1, 2021. This was part of the Mental Health Awareness and Stress Management Training held on May.
Barangay Captain Ericson Valdriz led the said coastal clean-up along with some residents in the area and was participated by MGB-1 employees. Mr. Valdriz mentioned that clean-up drives are constantly initiated and done by the barangay and concerned citizens to ensure trash free seas.