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DENR BARES RESULTS OF VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT ON MANILA BAY REHAB

An intensified solid waste management program, stricter monitoring of polluting industries, and reforestation of watershed and mangrove areas are necessary[...]

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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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20 MORE ESTABLISHMENTS CITED FOR POLLUTING MANILA BAY

February 22, 2019 - 5:01 PM

 A total of 20 more establishments in the cities of Pasay and Manila, including the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) building, have been cited by the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) for improper disposal of their wastewater into the Manila Bay. The latest LLDA issuances for violation […]

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DUTERTE FORMS MANILA BAY TASK FORCE

February 21, 2019 - 4:41 PM

MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has created a task force to speed up the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. Duterte, through Administrative Order No. 16, created the task force to ensure “the complete rehabilitation, restoration, and conservation of the Manila Bay.” The order was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by authority of the President, on […]

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MANILA BAY POLLUTERS CITED BY LLDA

February 20, 2019 - 7:40 PM

The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has cited 20 establishments in Pasay and Manila who were found discharging their wastewater to Manila Bay.   Based on the laboratory analysis and inspection operation recently conducted by the LLDA, these establishments have violated the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004 (RA 9275). Five (5) of these establishments […]

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MORE MANILA BAY POLLUTERS CITED BY LLDA

February 20, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has cited 20 establishments in Pasay and Manila who were found discharging their wastewater to Manila Bay.   Based on the laboratory analysis and inspection operation recently conducted by the LLDA, these establishments have violated the Philippine Clean Water Act of 2004 (RA 9275). Five (5) of these establishments […]

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CLEARING OPS TO BEGIN IN MANILA BAY ‘SOON’

February 18, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is slated to commence dredging activities at the Manila Bay soon.   In a statement on Friday, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the initiative will determine the volume of material which will be taken out from the bay.   Citing a report from DPWH-BOM […]

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