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DENR LEADS ‘MANILA BAYANI’ AWARDS – SAMPULNA

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has given recognition to volunteers and partners who had made significant contributions to the cleanup and rehabilitation of Manila Bay during the “Manila Bayani Awards” ceremony. DENR Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna led the recognition of local government units (LGUs), private organizations, river rangers, and individuals in Metro […]

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DENR TO OPEN MANILA BAY DOLOMITE BEACH ON JUNE 12

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Acting Secretary Jim Sampulna said the Manila Bay Dolomite Beach will be reopened to the public on June 12 coinciding with the country’s celebration of Independence Day.  Initially scheduled to reopen in May, the DENR has moved the date as some infrastructures have yet to be finished in […]

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ENVIRONMENT OFFICES FORMED FOR MANILA BAY REHAB

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued an administrative order creating Metropolitan Environmental Offices (MEOs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) to strengthen the enforcement of environmental laws and solid waste management programs for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said the DENR field offices in Metro Manila will […]

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MANILA BAY WATER QUALITY IMPROVES IN 2021 – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has reported significant gains in the water quality of the bay in 2021 as it vows to carry on its work this year in compliance with the continuing mandamus of the Supreme Court. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said the rehabilitation had a number of achievements due to […]

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VILLAR TO SC: STOP MANILA BAY RECLAMATION IN LAS PINAS, PARANAQUE

Senator Cynthia Villar will file a Motion for Reconsideration (MR) before the Supreme Court (SC) over its “go-signal” to reclaim the Manila Bay areas In Las Pinas and Paranaque as she urged the High Court to take a “different and fresh appreciation” of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) rules. Villar has been asserting that any […]

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DOLOMITE BEACH INSPIRES POSITIVE MINDSET – CIMATU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu has reiterated the importance of the dolomite beach in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program, noting how the beach enhancement project can positively shape the mindset of the public on proper solid waste management. In his keynote speech during the launch of the DENR’s Solid Waste […]

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MANILA BAY DOLOMITE BEACH REOPENS TO PUBLIC – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) expressed elation over the strong public reception of the Manila Bay Dolomite Beach when it reopened to the public recently as Metro Manila was eased into Alert Level 3 status. “We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the public which made the reopening of the […]

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CIMATU: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IS EVERYONE’S DUTY

Stressing that solid waste management is everyone’s responsibility, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu reminded the public to do their share in helping the government rehabilitate Manila Bay. Cimatu issued the statement after tons of trash were washed ashore on Manila Bay due to incessant rains brought by the enhanced southwest […]

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LIBERTAD STP TO IMPROVE MANILA BAY WATER QUALITY

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is hopeful that the soon to rise Libertad sewage treatment plant (STP) and wastewater interceptor will further improve the water quality of Manila Bay. “The current fecal coliform level in Libertad Outfall 1 is at 160 million MPN (most probable number) per 100 ml (milliliters). But with […]

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DENR FETES MANILA BAY ENVIRONMENTAL FRONTLINERS

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently held a thanksgiving event to acknowledge the efforts of estero rangers, as well as partners from the government sector, civil society and DENR field offices for their continuous support to rehabilitate Manila Bay. The appreciation event was initiated by Secretary Roy Cimatu, citing the invaluable contributions […]