On March 2, 2021, the MGB-08 conducted a Virtual Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee (MRFC)-Jaro, Leyte Organizational Meeting relative to the Industrial Sand and Gravel (ISAG) Project of Ms. Ma. Sheryl A. Azores under her ISAG Permit denominated as IP-2020-003-VIII located at Agong-ongan River, Brgy. Uguiao, Jaro Leyte. The MRFC is Chaired by the MGB-08 Regional Director and Co-Chaired by the DENR-08 Regional Executive Director, and its members are the EMB-08 Regional Director, Representatives of the Permit Holder, Local NGOs/ Community Organizations/People’s Organizations/Church or Civic Organizations and the concerned LGU. Among the discussions are the duties and responsibilities of the MRFC, the required funds to be lodged by the permit holder in a Government depository bank such as the Monitoring Trust Fund (MTF), Rehabilitation Cash Fund (RCF) and Final Mine Rehabilitation and Decommissioning Fund (FMRDF), documentary/reportorial requirements, final evaluation/deliberation and approval of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program (EPEP) and 2021 Annual EPEP (AEPEP), and deputation of a Multipartite Monitoring Team (MMT) to serve as the monitoring arm of the MRFC.