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The Green Hero
Pollution Control Officer
A Pollution Control Officer or PCO is an important asset of the company when
it comes to your environmental compliance. They are your go-to person that will
help your company see through the necessary environmental permitting and
other documents to secure and submit to the Environmental Management
Bureau. That being said, PCOs are the green heroes that help both the agency
and the establishment in a harmonious relationship.
What is a PCOs purpose?
A PCOs main purpose is to make
sure that the national policy of
maintaining a reasonable quality of
the environment is carried out.
Who needs a PCO?
Any establishments that discharge
solid, liquid, or gaseous wastes to
the environment or trades that have
activities, products, or services with
sources of land, water, or air
Do you have an MRF? Waste water
discharge? Generators? Hazardous
wastes? You’ll need to assign a PCO.
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