Tañada: Cleaning Manila Bay like Boracay rehab will be disastrous

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 02:45:01 +0000

Tañada: Cleaning Manila Bay like Boracay rehab will be disastrous

Former Deputy Speaker Erin Tañada warned that copying the blueprint for the Boracay rehabilitation would be disastrous.

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Gov’t processing 22 Manila Bay reclamation projects

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:03:18 +0000

Gov’t processing 22 Manila Bay reclamation projects

A total of 22 reclamation projects are planned along Manila Bay that will affect — and likely pollute — a 22,000-hectare area of the body of water, an official of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) admitted to lawmakers on Monday.

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LLDA cites 17 more bay polluters

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 21:03:30 +0000

LLDA cites 17 more bay polluters

A total of 17 more establishments in the cities of Manila and Pasay, including the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) and several hotels, have been cited by the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) for polluting Manila Bay.

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Robredo urges gov’t to aid people displaced by Manila Bay rehab

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 10:33:44 +0000

Robredo urges gov’t to aid people displaced by Manila Bay rehab

Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday praised the ongoing rehabilitation of the hyperpolluted Manila Bay but urge the government to help the people displaced by the program.

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PPA offers lot for families displaced by Manila Bay cleanup

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2019 21:03:03 +0000

PPA offers lot for families displaced by Manila Bay cleanup

More than 2,000 families who will be displaced by the ongoing government cleanup of Manila Bay have been assured of relocation to a 5-hectare property in Tondo, Manila, according to Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) made the commitment during last week’s hearing of the House oversight committee on housing called by Arroyo […]

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Metro Manila mayors back Manila Bay cleanup

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 21:50:25 +0000

Metro Manila mayors back Manila Bay cleanup

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu and Interior Secretary Eduardo Año have met with six Metro Manila mayors who backed plans to “restore the beauty and bounty” of Manila Bay.

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Makabayan bloc: We’re not against Manila Bay rehab

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:59:20 +0000

Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc clarified on Wednesday that they are not against the rehabilitation of Manila Bay.

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DENR to LGUs: Tap funds for wastewater treatment

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 21:18:50 +0000

DENR to LGUs: Tap funds for wastewater treatment

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has urged local governments to apply for and maximize national government subsidies intended for sewage treatment facilities.

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SM Group acting on wastewater issue in Manila Bay

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 22:13:42 +0000

The SM Group on Monday said it had addressed the reported dumping of wastewater into Manila Bay by one of its establishments, which prompted the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) to issue a cease-and-desist order on one of the group’s buildings. In a statement, the group said the findings from the joint inspection with the […]

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