Silt taken from Manila Bay positive for heavy metals

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:12:30 +0000

Silt taken from Manila Bay positive for heavy metals

Aside from monitoring the water quality in the heavily polluted Manila Bay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) also has its eyes set on another potential foe in the waters: toxic heavy metals.

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LOOK: Colmenares, progressive groups launch Manila Bay Watch

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:01:54 +0000

LOOK: Colmenares, progressive groups launch Manila Bay Watch

MANILA, Philippines — Bayan Muna chair and senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares and other militant groups staged a protest against the reclamation of the Manila Bay during the launch of an organization tasked to monitor the rehabilitation of the famed tourist spot. Colmenares, along with Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, and […]

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20 more firms tagged as Manila Bay polluters

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:03:39 +0000

20 more firms tagged as Manila Bay polluters

Several food establishments, including a popular fast-food chain and a well-known Filipino restaurant, have been slapped with cease-and-desist orders (CDOs) by the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), adding to the growing number of companies found to be polluting Manila Bay.

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Top PH companies offer help in Manila Bay cleanup

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 21:16:07 +0000

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — Businesses led by the country’s biggest shopping mall chain have offered to adopt and clean Metro Manila rivers, which was part of the government’s effort to clean Manila Bay and other waterways, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said here on Saturday.

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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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