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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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BORACAY NO LONGER A CESSPOOL – CIMATU

As Boracay reopened to local tourists coming from Western Visayas on June 16, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is closely monitoring the water quality on the island. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu expressed gladness about the present water quality of Boracay. The safe level is 100 mpn/100 ml for Class SB water that is […]

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DA APPROVES FEEDING OF FISH CAGE STOCKS IN TAAL LAKE – DAR

Fish cage operators can now resume feeding their fish stocks in Taal Lake as the quality of water continues to improve. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said based on tests conducted by the DA’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), from January 14 to 30, the level of dissolved oxygen in Taal Lake, which is […]

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MANILA BAY CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN TO BE TIGHTENED – DENR

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will tighten its campaign to clean up Manila Bay. Aside from assuring the agency’s action against solid waste pollution in Manila Bay, DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu will be inspecting sewage outfalls and pipes that lead to the bay. The inspection aims to help DENR and other authorities […]