DENR to Conduct Compliance Audit on Coal-Fired Power Plants

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will audit all 25 coal-fired power projects to check their compliance with environmental compliance certificates (ECC) conditions. Coal-fired plants account for 31.5% of the country’s installed capacity. The crackdown has already hit one of the biggest power firms. Semirara Mining & Power Corporation, which operates a mine from which it gets coal to run a 764-megawatt…

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