The Environmental Management Bureau โ€“ Region I (EMB-I) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources procured a new Toyota Hiace Grandia Tourer van through the initiative of EMB-I Regional Director, Engr. Maria Dorica Naz-Hipe. The said 13-seater van will aid EMB-I in successfully implementing its environmental programs and activities amid the COVID-19 threat.

EMB-Iโ€™s new service vehicle was blessed by Rev. Fr. Gari Zaldy Patiag of Saint Jude Thaddeus Parish, Catbangen, City of San Fernando, La Union on July 9, 2021. The vehicle blessing ceremony was attended by Regional Director Hipe, EMB-I Finance and Administrative Division (FAD) OIC-Chief, Engr. Remedios Jimenez, Administrative Officer III/Property and Supply Officer Gertrudes Obedoza, and FAD support staff.