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    • 1,000 ha of fish pens first to go on April 1 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 20, 2017, on page A18)
      Thirty corporate and individually-owned fish pens, occupying a total area of 1,000 hectares in Laguna Lake, would be the first to be demolished as the government opens up the lake, according to a list issued by the Laguna ...
    • 22 govt execs to testify in LLDA rehab arbitration 

      Cordon, John Constantine G. (The Manila Times, February 18, 2014, on page A6)
      The Philippine government is gearing up for the arbitation of the P6-billion lawsuit that a Belgian company filed against the country before an international tribunal over the scrapped Laguna Lake Rehabilitation Project, ...
    • Atienza slams LLDA inaction over fishpens 

      (The Manila Times, January 13, 2017, on page A7)
      Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza, also senior deputy minority leader, called the attention of President Rodrigo Duterte on the non-implementation of his order to dismantle all fishpens on Laguna de Bay in December last ...
    • Bamboo to save Laguna Lake 

      De Leon, Isabel C. (Manila Bulletin, April 28, 2017, on page 5)
      Calamba City, Laguna — The government has laid out an elaborate plan to cover one million hectares of watershed, riverbanks and lakeshores with 200 million seedlings of high and commercially productive variety of bamboo ...
    • BFAR disperses 210,000 fingerlings in Cagayan 

      Domingo, Leander C. (The Manila Times, November 3, 2017, on page B5)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Cagayan Valley (Region 2) on Thursday said it has dispersed 210,000 fingerlings to underutilized bodies of water under its Balik-Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) project. ...
    • Bureau tasked to ensure fish supply ample 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Standard, August 8, 2016, on page A1-A2)
      Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol on Sunday ordered the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources to ensure the steady supply of fish in Metro Manila. He gave the order following President Rodrigo Duterte's order to ...
    • Cleaning the lake 

      (Malaya, December 20, 2018, on page B4)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is at the head of Government efforts to clean important tourist attractions such as Boracay, Bohol, and Palawan. While they are at it, it would be better if concerned ...
    • Cleanup drive on as massive fish kill hits Lake Sebu 

      (BusinessWorld, February 15, 2017, on page S1/12)
      Lake Sebu town has been placed under a state of calamity due to the recent massive fish kill that cost P124.5 million damage to fishery, mainly tilapia farms. In a statement released by the South Cotabato provincial ...
    • Clearing of 2 South Cotabato lakes gains ground 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, July 26, 2018, on page B-11)
      Around 25 hectares of two major lakes in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato have been cleared of illegal structures and water lilies as part of a continuing local government-led clean-up program. Loida Villa, senior environment ...
    • Court stops demolition of Laguna lake fishpens: LLDA says ruling from Court of Appeals a setback in President Duterte’s environmental campaign 

      Cinco, Maricar (Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 11, 2017, on page A13)
      A recent Court of Appeals (CA) ruling allowed fishpen owners to continue operating in Laguna de Bay, prompting a state agency to call the decision a “setback” in President Duterte’s campaign to clean and clear the country’s ...
    • DA says Pangasinan to fill fish supply gaps as demolition of pens continues in Laguna de Bay 

      Cardinoza, Gabriel (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 6, 2017, on page A8)
      With a fish sufficiency level of more than 200 percent, Pangasinan province could fill the fish production gap that would result from the demolition of fish pens in Laguna de Bay by 2018. The province has been supplying ...
    • DA to revive Laguna de Bay, other waterways 

      Ruiz, Ellalyn de Vera (Manila Bulletin, May 7, 2017, on page 7)
      The Department of Agriculture (DA) will be re-stocking the Laguna de Bay and other lakes, rivers and creeks with indigenous fish species and non-invasive, commercially viable species to revive the declining fish stocks. ...
    • Demolition of fish pens a worry for Muntinlupa 

      Tayao-Juego, Annelle (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 12, 2016, on page A20)
      The Muntinlupa City government expects around 1,300 residents to lose their sources of income due to the impending demolition of illegal fish pens on Laguna de Bay, which was ordered by President Duterte in his recent State ...
    • DENR clearing Laguna Lake of fish pens 

      De Vera-Ruiz, Ellalyn (Manila Bulletin, January 28, 2017, on page 8)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) began the other day a massive clearing of illegal structures in Laguna de Bay. Two weeks have passed since the DENR issued a final notice to operators of fish pens ...
    • DENR sets dialogue with fishpen owners 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, December 4, 2016, on page B-6)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to dialogue with fishpen operators in Laguna Lake ahead of the planned moratorium on the issuance and renewal of permits early next year. “The thrust is to ...
    • DENR: last call for fish pens ‘self-demolition’ order stressed 

      Gamil, Jaymee T. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 15, 2017, on page A3)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued on Saturday its “last call” to owners and operators of fish pens and cages in Laguna de Bay to conduct “self-demolitions” before it starts clearing the ...
    • DENR: no letup in Laguna Lake cleanup 

      Simeon, Louise Maureen (The Philippine Star, February 21, 2017, on page 12)
      The government will not ease up on clearing operations in Laguna de Bay despite expected revenue losses for the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said ...
    • Dismantle fish pens,fishers demand 

      (Manila Standard, February 14, 2017, on page A3)
      The militant fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), together with environmental alliance Save Laguna lake Movement,on Monday staged a picket in the offices of the Laguna Lake ...
    • Dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens now in full force 

      Miraflor, Madelaine B. (Manila Bulletin, January 28, 2017, on page B-4)
      The dismantling of fishpens in Laguna Lake, the largest lake in the Philippines and the second largest inland freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, continues and is now in full force. The Department of Environment and Natural ...
    • DOST urges gov’t collaboration to save Laguna Lake 

      (BusinessWorld, June 7, 2017, on page 4/S3)
      The Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) recommended possible courses of action that government agencies can collaborate on to help improve the conditions of Laguna ...