The Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. XI (MGB XI) personnel together with the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office-Malalag, Local Government Unit-Municipal Environment and Natural Resources (LGU-MENRO) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) Baganga, Davao Oriental Personnel serve the issued Cease and Desist Order (CDO) dated August 31, 2021 and installation of  CDO signage on September 8, 2021 for the illegal beach sand and gravel extraction at Brgy. Saoquigue in violation of Section 79 (a) DENR Administrative Order No. 2010-21, the Implementing rules and Regulation of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the “Philippine Mining Act of 1995”. The CDO was issued based on the conducted investigation as per request of the Baganga Municipal LGU on July 8, 2021.