On August 29, 2023, DENR CALABARZON handed over 500 boxes of Oil-Absorbing Pads to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) CALABARZON as an augmentation to the threat of an oil spill from the submerged fishing vessel Anita DJ II at Brgy. Bagong Silang, Calatapan, Batangas.

The said oil absorbing pads were part of the 3016 Boxes of pads donated by Oceanus Conservation Inc.  ###