What are some of the laws preventing pollution in the Philippines?
“Prevention” depends on enforcement. Laws exist as listed here, but many are not actively enforced.
Several Key ones are here:
P.D. 331- laws requiring all public forests be developed on a sustained yield basis.
P.D. 330 & P.D. 953 – laws penalizing illegal cutting of trees.
P.D. 389 (P.D. 705) – The Forestry Reform Code.
P.D. 704 – preservation of optimum productivity of fishery resources.
P.D. 953 & 1153 – laws on tree planting.
P.D. 984 – Pollution Control Law.
P.D. 1015 – commercial fishing distance ban.
P.D. 1058 – penalties for illegal fishing.
P.D. 1067 – Water Code of the Philippines.
P.D. 1151/1152 – Philippine Environmental Policy.
P.D. 1219 – providing for the protection of coral ecosystems.
P.D. 1586 – framework of the environmental impact assessment.