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    • 5 land-reclamation projects in Manila Bay in the pipeline 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, August 10, 2021, on page A5)
      A total of 5 land-reclamation projects in Manila Bay within the territorial waters of the Province of Cavite are in the pipeline. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set the virtual public hearings ...
    • Authorities apprehend 3 illegal fishing vessels in Manila Bay 

      (BusinessMirror, March 24, 2021, on page A3)
      Three fishing vessels allegedly engaged in illegal fishing activities were apprehended during a joint seaborne operation by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Central Office-Fisheries Protection and Law ...
    • Bay 'nourishment' project continues to draw flak from lawmakers, group 

      Dela Cruz, Jovee Marie N.; Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 11, 2020, on page A4)
      Lawmakers are urging the leadership of the House of Representatives to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, into the suitability and sustainability of the Manila Bay rehabilitation program, even as an environmental ...
    • Beach nourishment project is a work in progress–DENR 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, November 3, 2020, on page A3)
      An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the P389-million Manila Bay Beach Nourishment Project is still a work-in-progress and will require the contractor to procure and overlay more ...
    • DENR probes Manila Bay fish kill: Natural causes, cyanide, or sabotage? 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 18, 2020, on page A8)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is investigating the reported fish kill in Manila Bay. This, after assorted fish species were spotted floating near the Baseco Compound, some 5.1 kilometers away ...
    • DENR says Manila Bay water quality improves but still not good enough for bathing, swimming 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, February 19, 2021, on page A4)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said water quality in Manila Bay continues to improve more than two years after launching the ambitions P47-billion, 7-year “Battle for Manila Bay” rehabilitation ...
    • DENR sees dolomite project done by year-end 

      (BusinessMirror, November 10, 2020, on page A8-A4)
      Despite the odds, an environment official is confident that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and its private contractor for the controversial Manila Bay Beach Nourishment Project can complete the project ...
    • DENR should’ve used ₱389M for mangrove forest rehab–Group 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 7, 2020, on page A3)
      The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) said the P389 million used in overlaying “white sand” over a 500-meter portion in Manila Bay’s baywalk area along Roxas Boulevard could have been used ...
    • DENR to probe ‘discoloration’ of Manila Bay after Luzon ECQ 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, March 31, 2020, on page A3)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will look into the reported discoloration of the waters of Manila Bay last week once the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) over Luzon is lifted by Malacañang. ...
    • Greening Manila Bay: 'Nilad para sa Maynila' 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 20, 2020, on page A7)
      The Manila Bay, world-famous for its beautiful sunset, has been in the news in the past days over the so-called white-sand beach-nourishment project. However, amid the controversial project is the relatively quiet initiative, ...
    • Groups seek deeper probe into Manila Bay's beach nourishment' initiative 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 9, 2020, on page A3)
      At least 10 environmental and cause-oriented groups on Wednesday called for an investigation into the controversial “beach nourishment” project at a portion of Manila Bay’s shoreline. The call for the probe was contained ...
    • Health, legal, economic issues bug DENR's Manila Bay 'white sand' 

      Fernandez, Butch; Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 8, 2020, on page A8-A2)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has come under increasing pressure to revisit its controversial P400-million “white-sand” project in Manila Bay, with critics citing economic, health and legal ...
    • Manila Bay rehab ‘unhampered’ by pandemic, DENR chief says 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, December 29, 2020, on page A3)
      Despite threats posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and community quarantines put in place by the government since March this year, government’s efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay remain unhampered, according to Department of ...
    • The Manila Bay sand trap 

      Orbos, Thomas M. (BusinessMirror, September 28, 2020, on page A6)
      In the game of golf, landing your golf ball on a sand trap is a most unfortunate event. It would test not only your skill but also your fortitude while all eyes are on you. Such is the case of the Manila Bay white sand ...
    • On wetlands day: Waterbird 'census' shows decline in migratory fowl visit to Manila Bay 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, February 2, 2021, on page A5)
      Lesser migratory birds have been visiting Manila Bay, a region known to host one of the largest concentrations of migratory waterfowls in the Philippines during migration season. This has been so in the last two years, ...
    • SC: No violation of mandamus in dolomite dumping on bay 

      San Juan, Joel R. (BusinessMirror, November 20, 2020, on page A12-A2)
      The Supreme Court has junked the petition of the Akbayan Citizens’ Action Party seeking to intervene in the Manila Bay case, with a plea to cite the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in contempt for ...
    • Sen. Villar lauds DENR for efforts to help clean and save Manila Bay via solar-powered Sewage Treatment Plant 

      (BusinessMirror, November 16, 2020, on page B6)
      Recognizing the importance that Manila Bay serves for Filipinos, Senator Cynthia A. Villar underscored the importance of a Sewerage Treatment Plan (STP) to help clean and save the bay. This was in response to the plan of ...
    • SMC backs govt effort to clean up Manila Bay 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, September 24, 2020, on page B2)
      San Miguel Corp. (SMC) President and COO Ramon S. Ang lauded the government’s effort to clean up and rehabilitate Manila Bay which required the dredging and removal of silt, trash, and other obstructions from tributaries. ...
    • Villar cites growing number of volunteers, partners in Manila Bay clean up drive 

      (BusinessMirror, September 28, 2020, on page B6)
      Sen. Cynthia Villar said the growing number of volunteers and partner organizations that take part in the clean-up and mangrove planting activities should be credited for the strides made in the Manila Bay rehabilitation ...
    • Whatever it takes: Gov't claims initial victory with P1.7B spent out of P47B 7-year outlay to win ‘Battle for Manila Bay’ 

      Mayuga, Jonathan L. (BusinessMirror, October 3, 2020, on page A1-A2)
      The Duterte administration has allotted a whopping P47-billion budget for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay that may include as well the desilting of clogged esteros and clean-up of heavily polluted river tributaries and ...