14TH SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD

STANDING COMMITTEES

COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Environment and Energy Committee hearing

FUNCTIONS

  1. Conducts committee/public hearings on matters referred to it by the Sangguniang Panlungsod and recommends action thereon;
  2. Formulates measures for the preservation and protection of the environment, for the improvement of ecological balance, and for the prevention and control of land, air and water pollution; including such measures to effectively enforce penalties and fines to violators of environmental laws and regulations;
  3.  Reviews the establishment of Ecological Waste Management Program on the generation, collection and disposal of solid and liquid wastes;
  4. Studies and recommends plans and projects pertaining to waste treatment, sanitary landfill and such other proposals that will preserve, protect and enhance the environment;
  5. Formulates policies for the establishment, maintenance, protection and preservation of forest, watershed, tree parks, botanical gardens and agro-forestry projects; provide such other support necessary for forest development projects;
  6. Regulates utilization of mineral resources;
  7. Coordinates and links up with the DENR and other government agencies, the civil society and various sectors and institutions/organizations concerned, for the beautification and cleanliness programs and environmental activities;
  8. Conducts studies and research on electric power, including its generation, transmission and distribution;
  9. Formulates measures that will explore and promote renewable energy sources, and energy conservation;
  10. Performs such other functions that the Sanggunian may adopt.

COMPOSITIONS

Chairman: Hon. Ghiel G. Rosales

Co-Chairman: Hon. Salvador M. del Castillo

Members:

  • Hon. Joselito S.A. del Rosario
  • Hon. Jose B. Perez
  • Hon. Mary Kyle Francine B. Tripulca