CLEAN AIR ACT Republic Act No. 8749, otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999, is a comprehensive air quality management policy and program which aims to achieve and maintain healthy air for all Filipinos. The Act provides for the creation of a national program of air pollution management focusing primarily on pollution prevention; for the promotion of mass media communication in order to create social awareness and active participation in air quality planning and monitoring. ECOLOGICAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2000 Republic Act No. 9003, shall be known as the "Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.This Act makes provision for the efficient solid waste management, for the volume reduction of the waste, its environment friendly disposal, composting, recycling, re-use, recovery, green charcoal process; for the collection, treatment and disposal in environmentally sound solid waste management facilities whereas it shall be possible to correctly dispose the proper segregation, collection, transport, storage, treatment and disposal of solid waste CLEAN WATER ACT OF 2004 Republic Act No. 9275, shall be known as Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004. It aims to protect the country’s water bodies from pollution from land-based sources (industries and commercial establishments, agriculture and community/household activities). It provides for a comprehensive and integrated strategy to prevent and minimize pollution through a multisectoral and participatory approach involving all the stakeholders. NATIONAL INTEGRATED PROTECTED AREAS SYSTEM ACT OF 1992 Republic Act No. 7586, shall be known as National Integrated Protected Areas System Act of 1992. It was enacted “to secure for the Filipino people of present and future generations the perpetual existence of all native plants and animals through the establishment of a comprehensive system of integrated protected areas within the classification of national park as provided for in the Constitution” (Section 2, NIPAS Act). The NIPAS Act provides the legal framework for the establishment and management of protected areas (PAs) in the Philippines, and that the use and enjoyment of these protected areas must be consistent with the principles of biological diversity and sustainable development. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (di ko ma-copy hahaha) The Philippine Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) System was formally established in 1978 with the enactment of Presidential Decree No. 1586 ORGANIC AGRICULTURE ACT of 2010 Republic Act No. 10068, shall be known as the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010. It is hereby declared the policy of the State to promote, propagate, develop further and implement the practice of organic agriculture in the Philippines that will cumulatively condition and enrich the fertility of the soil, increase farm productivity, reduce pollution and destruction of the environment, prevent the depletion of natural resources, further protect the health of farmers, consumers, and the general public, and save on imported farm inputs. CLIMATE CHANGE ACT OF 2009 Republic Act No. 9729, shall be known as the Climate Change Act of 2009. The State shall protect and advance the right of the people to a balance and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature. It is in this statement where the creation of the Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9729 otherwise known as the Climate Change Act of 2009 was built upon. The law which was enacted on July 27, 2009 was primarily conceived as the country’s response to the worldwide phenomenon on climate change. Towards the attainment of this goal, R.A. No. 9729 allowed mainstreaming of climate change into government formulation of programs and projects, plans and strategies, and policies, creation of Climate Change Commission, and establishment of Framework Strategy and Program for climate change. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AND EDUCATION ACT OF 2008 Republic Act No. 9512, shall be known as the National Environmental Awareness and Education Act of 2008. Consistent with the policy of the State to protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature, and in recognition of the vital role of the youth in nation building and the role of education to foster patriotism and nationalism, accelerate social progress, and promote total human liberation and development, the state shall promote national awareness on the role of natural resources in economic growth and the importance of environmental conservation and ecological balance towards sustained national development.