Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Environmental Impact Statement?

What is the Difference Between EIA and EIS?

What is an ECC?

What Kinds of Projects are Covered?

When Was the EIS System Enforced by DENR?

What are DENR’s Implementing Guidelines for the EIS System?

What is Programmatic EIS Compliance?

What is SBMA’s Mandate With Regard to the EIS System?

What is Screening Under the EIS System?

What is Scoping?

What Makes EIA an Effective Planning Tool?

What is the process for getting a tree cutting/trimming permit?

Who shall I call to report any illegal activity like tree cutting, hunting, etc?

Can we camp or go anywhere in the Subic Forest?

Why is feeding of monkeys prohibited in the Subic Bay Freeport?

Can we do tree planting activities in the Subic Bay Freeport?

Can I fish anywhere in the bay?

What if I like to dive? Can I dive anywhere in Subic Bay?

Do I need a permit if I want to conduct scientific/educational research?

What parts of the Subic Bay Freeport Zone are protected?

Why and when does Ecology Center conduct inspection?