During the inaugural ceremony: Top Photo: L-R – Mrs. Marcelina Espos of MGB-08, ARD Arturo Salazar of DENR-08, Hon. Frances Ann Petilla, Municipal Mayor of Palo, Leyte, RD Letecia R. Maceda and Ms. Maribel Munsayac of EMB-08; Bottom photo: RD Maceda during her Inaugural Message
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) represented by Chief for Admin and Finance, Marcelina C. Espos attended the inaugural ceremony of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB)- 08 laboratory on April 14, 2021 at Brgy. Baras, Palo, Leyte.
The said laboratory was reconstructed after its previous building was completely devastated by Supertyphoon Yolanda in November 2013. It will serve as analysis for testing water and water samples and will likewise provide technical support to EMB-08 in pursuing its mandate in consonance with environmental compliance.