Oil spill detected in Manila Bay
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The Manila Department of Public Services (MDPS) called the attention of authorities regarding an oil spill in Manila Bay last Saturday. Kenneth Amurao, MDPS chief, reported to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso over the weekend the findings of Team Mandaragat, the unit tasked to clean the bay. In the report, Amurao said while they were cleaning the bay area last Saturday, 24 April, they observed the presence of oil in the water and noticed a yellow stain on the seawall near the Manila Yacht Club.
Santos, P. C. (2021, April 27). Oil spill detected in Manila Bay. Daily Tribune, p. A8.
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Oil spills; Water quality; Water pollution; Environmental legislation; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Environmental Management Bureau (EMB); Manila Department of Public Services (MDPS); Team Mandaragat; Manila Yacht Club; Manila Bay Coordinating Office (MBCO); Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Amurao, Kenneth; Domagoso, Isko; Manila Bay
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