Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 01-192
“URGING THE UNDERSECRETARY FOR SPECIAL CONCERNS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA), THE UNDERSECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (DENR) AND THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (NEDA) TO OBSERVE FAITHFULLY AND COMPLY WITH THE PROVISION OF SECTION 16 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7611. “
WHEREAS, Section 16 of Republic Act No. 7611 creating the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development provides as follows:
“The governance, implementation and policy direction of the Strategic Environmental Plan shall be exercised by the herein created Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), hereinafter referred to as the Council, which shall be under Office of the President. It shall be composed of the Members of the House of Representatives representing the Province of Palawan, the Deputy Director General of the National Economic and Development Authority, the Undersecretary of Environment and Natural Resources, the Undersecretary for Special Concerns of the Department of Agriculture, the Governor of Palawan, the Mayor of Puerto Princesa City, the President of the Mayor’s League of Palawan, the President of the Provincial Chapter of the Liga ng mgaBarangay, the Executive Director of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff as provided in Section 20
WHEREAS, the Strategic Environmental Plan is a comprehensive framework for the sustainable development of the province;
WHEREAS, in accordance with the Strategic Environmental Plan, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff formulated the Calamian Sustainable Development Program that will address the economic, sound and environmental concerns of the people of Calamianes group of islands;
WHEREAS, Shell Philipppines Exploration (SPEX)/Pilipinas Shell Foundation is committed to sustainable development by ensuring resource development without compromising the environment in their Malampaya deep Water Gas to Power Project in the Calamian area;
WHEREAS, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development believes that the Calamian Sustainable Development Program is an undertaking related to the Malampaya Gas Project where SPEX/Pilipinas Shell Foundation can work in a mutually beneficial partnership with the Council towards Calamianes sustainable development;
WHEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the PCSD resolves, as it ishereby RESOLVED to approve, as it is hereby approved, the Calamian Sustainable Development Programm (CSDP) and to endorse, as it is hereby endorsed, to Shell Foundation, Inc. for funding.
RESOLVED FINALLY, that copy of this resolution be furnished the Shell Foundation, Inc..
ADOPTED and APPROVED this 27th day of September 2001 in Quezon City.
I hereby certify to the correctness and accuracy of the above-quoted resolution.
ATTY. JOSELITO C. ALISUAG
HON.VICENTE A. SANDOVAL