DENR CALABARZON Regional Executive Director and former Environmental Protection and Enforcement Task Force Executive Director Nilo Tamoria, Rizal Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Isidro Mercado and Gen. Reuel Sorilla from the Office of the Undersecretary for Enforcement conducted an ocular inspection of the proposed office location of the Environmental Protection and Enforcement Bureau in So. Kaysakat, Brgy. San Jose, Antipolo, Rizal.

In February 2020, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu announced the proposed creation of an Environmental Protection and Enforcement Bureau that shall pursue the stringent implementation of environmental laws, policies, rules and regulations with the assistance of personnel from the military, police, the National Bureau of Investigation, and government prosecutors.