Environmental Management Bureau – Region I convened the Regional Ecology Center (REC) and Regional Interagency Committee on Environmental Education (RIACEE) members for a joint meeting on May 18, 2018 in the City of San Fernando, La Union. The REC and RIACEE members finalized their 2018 Action Plan which will focus on strengthening the implementation of Republic Act 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, by conducting dialogue on ecological solid waste management with the Ligangmga Barangays. Philippine National Police-Region I committed to help the Solid Waste Enforcement and Education Program by reporting and sending photos of improper solid waste management to the EMB-I.