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PROBE MANILA BAY WASTEWATER DISCHARGE – CIMATU

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered the establishment of engineering interventions and strict enforcement of environmental laws to stop illegal wastewater discharge along Roxas Boulevard amid the ongoing rehabilitation of Manila Bay. “In order to solve the pollution in the waters of Manila Bay, we at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) should […]

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BEACH PROJECT GETS DUTERTE, PUBLIC SUPPORT – DENR

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he felt “elated and overwhelmed” by the praise and support the Manila Bay beach nourishment project has received from President Rodrigo Duterte and the general public. “It is very encouraging and fulfilling to get positive feedback from the public, much more to receive a commendation from the President. For us, it […]

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WE ARE GLAD TO HAVE MORE PROTECTORS OF MANILA BAY – VILLAR

Government officials as well as ordinary folks showed cooperation and support for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay by participating in the “Takbo Para sa Kalikasan 2” run recently held at the Bulacan Sports Complex in the City of Malolos, Bulacan. The event dubbed as “Philippines Run in Support of the Battle for Manila Bay” was […]

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MANILA BAY REHAB TO BE COMPLETED BY DECEMBER – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Friday assured lawmakers that the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program is in full swing, with a probability that the once polluted body of water will be declared safe for swimming activities by the end of the year. The probability of Manila Bay being fit for swimming was […]

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NO TURNING BACK ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DRIVE – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has stepped up its environmental protection campaign as it embarked into yet another high-profile battle against environmental abuse early this year after the controversial 2018 rehabilitation of the world-famous Boracay Island. This January, DENR kicked off the multi-sector rehabilitation of historic Manila Bay in an attempt to […]

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MMDA COLLECTS 400 TRUCKLOADS OF GARBAGE FOR MANILA BAY REHAB PROGRAM – LIM

A total of 400 truckloads of garbage and silt from Metro Manila waterways and drainage systems were collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the Manila Bay rehabilitation program. The MMDA said its Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office (FCMSO) has hauled 3,018 cubic meters of trash and silt during its […]

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DENR TO REPLICATE BORACAY REHAB IN MANILA BAY – CIMATU

Buoyed by the success of the Boracay rehabilitation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is preparing to restore Manila Bay back to its pristine state. Manila Bay which is known for its beautiful sunsets, is also one of the most polluted areas in the country with its domestic sewage, toxic industrial effluents from […]

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LET’S CLEAN UP AND REHABILITATE MANILA BAY – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar’s work in the clean up and rehabilitation of Manila Bay was recognized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a ceremony marking the 10th year anniversary of the issuance of a mandamus directing 13 government agencies to lead the rehabilitation of the bay. Villar, chairperson of the Committee on […]