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DENR HITS OPEN DUMPSITE IN BATAAN RELATED TO MNL BAY POLLUTION

OPEN DUMPSITE INSPECTION. Undersecretary Benny Antiporda of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources explains the ill effects of using the[...]

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OVER 162,000 KGS OF WASTE FROM MANILA BAY REMOVED IN PASIG RIVER

May 9, 2019 - 8:43 PM

RIVER CLEANUP. Trash traps are installed in several strategic locations such as along Parola riverbank (bamboo traps), as well as under the McArthur Bridge, Quezon Bridge, and Paco-Sta.Mesa Bridge in Manila. The cleanup is part of the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. (Photo courtesy of PRRC) MANILA — The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) hauled 162,390 kilograms of waste […]

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MANILA BAY REHAB: DILG TO SUMMON 1K NON-COMPLIANT VILLAGE EXECS

May 2, 2019 - 5:28 PM

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is set to issue a show cause order against 1,000 of the 5,714 barangays for defying orders to strictly enforce environmental laws in their respective areas along the Manila Bay Watershed Area. Citing Memorandum Order No. 2019-09, Undersecretary for Barangay Operations Martin Diño said the […]

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20,000 RUNNERS TO JOIN DILG TAKBO PARA SA KALIKASAN FOR MANILA BAY...

April 29, 2019 - 4:17 PM

As the government’s plight for a cleaner and safer Manila Bay continues, around 20,000 runners will join a fun run led by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Sunday, April 28 to rally strengthened calls for actions over the bay’s rehabilitation. DILG Secretary Eduardo M. Año says the fun run, dubbed […]

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PAMPANGA BEACH TO OPEN SOON, ASSESSED LIKE MNL BAY: DENR

April 25, 2019 - 5:19 PM

MANILA – Authorities may soon open to the public another beach along Manila Bay. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu raised such possibility, citing assessment of authorities in Pampanga province regarding quality of water in part of Manila Bay’s coast there. “Yesterday in Pampanga, I was told they’ll open a beach there,” he […]

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DPWH AIMS TO FINISH MANILA BAY CLEANUP BY JULY

April 17, 2019 - 7:25 PM

MANILA — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to finish the “Sagip Manila Bay” clean-up works of the 1.5-kilometer area of Manila Bay in the next three months. DPWH Undersecretary for Technical Services and Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil Sadain reported that the deployment of two units of multi-purpose amphibious […]

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CIMATU OVERWHELMED BY TURNOUT OF MANILA BAY TRIBUTARIES CLEANUP

April 5, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said he was overwhelmed by the turnout for the simultaneous cleanup of Manila Bay tributaries last Sunday as thousands took part in the event which was part of the massive efforts to rehabilitate the heavily polluted bay. “We have been overwhelmed with the support we received from the public for […]

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MANILA BAY WATERS OFF BATAAN NOW ‘SWIMMABLE’

April 3, 2019 - 5:54 PM

MANILA – Efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay are beginning to bear fruit. According to Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu, he received reports swimming is already possible in some waters off Bataan province which is among areas along Manila Bay. “We’re improving in terms of cleaning up Manila Bay,” he said Tuesday (April […]

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RECLAMATION BID NOT BEHIND MANILA BAY REHAB: DILG EXEC

March 29, 2019 - 3:31 PM

MANILA — An official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has dismissed speculations that the government is rehabilitating Manila Bay to pave the way for a reclamation project. “When the President (Rodrigo R. Duterte) decided to undertake the work, it was clear (that) nothing else will be done but rehabilitate, clean up […]

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DENR TAKES REHABILITATION WORKS TO MANILA BAY TRIBUTARIES

March 29, 2019 - 3:27 PM

After its highly successful launch in January, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is taking the Manila Bay rehabilitation works down to the esteros and rivers draining into the bay with simultaneous cleanup activities on March 31. DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said the massive cleanup of Manila Bay tributaries on Sunday, dubbed […]

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CIMATU PINS HOPE ON BARANGAY LEADERS IN MANILA BAY REHAB

March 27, 2019 - 5:36 PM

Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu is counting on barangay leaders to do their share in the Manila Bay rehabilitation by cleaning up the esteros, rivers and tributaries that flow into the heavily polluted bay. “It is the barangay captains who can solve the problem of Manila Bay,” Cimatu said during the recent meeting with executives […]

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LGUS ORDERED TO REVOKE PERMITS OF BUSINESSES POLLUTING MANILA BAY

March 19, 2019 - 5:37 PM

MANILA — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday ordered local chief executives of 178 cities and municipalities inside the Manila Bay Watershed Area to revoke the business permits of establishments violating environmental laws. In a statement, DILG spokesperson Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said Interior Secretary Eduardo Año issued a memorandum directing all […]

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DPWH PLANS NIGHT WORKERS FOR MANILA BAY REHAB

March 17, 2019 - 5:30 PM

MANILA — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to carry out a night shift for workers in the ongoing clean-up campaign of Manila Bay. DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao said they are finalizing the plans to have night shift or second shift workers, who will transfer trash and sand excavated […]

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ABOUT 30 TRUCKS OF GARBAGE HAULED FROM MANILA BAY

March 6, 2019 - 5:15 PM

MANILA CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) collected about 30 truckloads of trash on the first day of its desilting works in the Manila Bay, a report by the Philippine Daily Inquirer said.   The DPWH hauled piles of trash along the bay from the seawall up to 50 meters off […]

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GREENPEACE ACTION IN MANILA BAY PROTESTS BROKEN SYSTEM FROM PLASTIC PRODUCTION LEADING...

March 5, 2019 - 5:42 PM

Greenpeace activists today tailed a garbage disposal barge carrying tons of plastic waste through Manila Bay, to protest the broken system of plastic production and pollution. The activists unfurled and attached banners on the barge that say “STOP SINGLE-USE PLASTIC.”   “While citizens are trying to clean-up our beaches, waterways and communities of all the […]

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VILLAR LAUDS DONATION OF LAND FOR RESIDENTS TO BE DISPLACED BY MANILA...

March 5, 2019 - 5:08 PM

Sen. Cynthia Villar commended the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for donating 5 hectares of land in Tondo, Manila, as relocation site of 2,400 families residing in Parola and Isla Puting Bato. Villar, chairperson of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, has been asking PPA “to do something about the burgeoning number of informal settlement […]

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9K TONS OF WASTE END UP IN MANILA BAY: DENR

February 28, 2019 - 6:16 PM

MANILA — Some 9,212 tons of waste in Metro Manila ends up in rivers, estuaries, and other bodies of water — including Manila Bay. A diagram, released by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday, shows waste generation of local government units in the National Capital Region. It showed Quezon City generates 3,151,961 […]

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