Dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens now in full force
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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 Resources (DENR), together with Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), National Bureau of Investigation-Environmental Crime Division (NBI-EnCD), the Philippine Army, and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), went on full force on Thursday to clear the illegal structures within Laguna de Bay. The dismantling operation is in line with President Duterte’s directive in his first SONA to dismantle big fish pens and cages in Laguna Lake to allow small fishermen to gain access to traditional fishing grounds.
Miraflor, M. B. (2017, January 28). Dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens now in full force. Manila Bulletin, p. B-4.
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Lake restoration; Environmental restoration; Cages; Environmental protection; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA); National Bureau of Investigation-Environmental Crime Division (NBI-EnCD); Philippine Army; Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); National Anti-Environmental Crime Task Force (NAECTF); Valdez, Art; Duterte, Rodrigo; Medina, Joey; Nuquoi, Cesar Eric; Garcia, Joel
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