NPC through its Watershed Management Department has launched on April 14 the Pangasinan Chapter of its advocacy program, Batang Kalikasan: Young Environmental Champions. The pledge of commitment of the members was led by Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla and NPC President Ma. Gladys Cruz-Sta. Rita. NPC believes that the youth plays a vital role in environmental protection and preservation, thus, it aims to launch similar programs in other communities that host NPC watershed areas. NPC currently manages 11 watershed areas that cover around 500,000 hectares spread all over the country.