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    • Cebu officials probe dolomite mining for Manila Bay rehab 

      JJL (SunStar Philippines, September 5, 2020, on page 2)
      The Cebu Provincial Government has launched a probe into a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) pronouncement that crushed dolomite boulders from Cebu were being used to fill up Manila Bay’s 500-meter ...
    • Central Luzon slowly, but surely winning Manila Bay rehab 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-3 (SunStar Philippines, March 27, 2022, on page 5)
      Central Luzon is slowly, but surely winning the battle for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. In his speech during the MANILA BAYani Awards and Incentives (MBAI), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ...
    • Crushed dolomite for Manila Bay's 'white beach': Cebu Provincial Board may look into breach of agreement, not legality. Extraction, processing, hauling of sand covered by contract and law. 

      Seares, Pachico A. (SunStar Philippines, September 9, 2020, on page 7)
      Cebu Provincial Board Member John Ismael Borgonia has made some noise over the report that the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Project was using fine sand to cover a 500-meter stretch of shore. The synthetic fine sand turned out ...
    • DENR donates motorized banca for Manila Bay rehab 

      Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, June 29, 2021, on page 2)
      Six towns in Bulacan recently received motorized bancas from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to further boost the cleanup and rehabilitation of river systems directly flowing into the greater ...
    • DENR trash traps to reduce solid waste in Manila Bay 

      Datu, Carlo Lorenzo J. (SunStar Philippines, August 18, 2020, on page 1-11)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is utilizing floating trash traps made of recycled materials to prevent solid wastes from reaching into the waters of Manila Bay. About 50 trash traps made of used ...
    • Dolomite extraction, transport to Manila 'aboveboard' 

      JKV (SunStar Philippines, September 6, 2020, on page 3)
      The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7 issued permits to allow the transport of 3,000 metric tons of processed dolomite, or “white sand,” that was dumped on the shoreline of the Manila Bay earlier this week. MGB 7 Director ...
    • DOST launches satellite monitoring program on Manila Bay 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (SunStar Philippines, June 8, 2020, on page 7)
      The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) officially launched on Friday the "IM4ManilaBay" (Integrated Mapping, Monitoring, Modelling, and Management System for Manila Bay and Linked Environments) program, which aims ...
    • Garcia stops dolomite mining for Manila Bay project 

      ANV (SunStar Philippines, September 9, 2020, on page 2)
      Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, issued an executive order stopping the extraction and transport of dolomite rocks from Alcoy for the Manila Bay beautification project. Executive Order (EO) 25 ...
    • Manila Bay cleanup continues despite risks of Covid-19 

      Flora, Ian Ocampo (SunStar Philippines, July 11, 2020, on page 1-11)
      The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here has continued the efforts to clean and restore the historic Manila Bay in Central Luzon amid the dangers of Covid-19, an environment official said. Cynde ...
    • Manila Bay dolomite sand project, was it worth it or not? 

      Portugalete, Edwin D. (SunStar Philippines, December 10, 2020, on page 3)
      Many administrations passed without proposed legal action to Manila Bay which is known for its polluted water for years, the current administration made an action to beautify Manila Bay. The government launched the project ...
    • Mayor urges 2 mining firms to heed Prov'l order 

      ANV; JKV (SunStar Philippines, September 13, 2020, on page 4)
      Alcoy Mayor Michael Sestoso will meet with representatives of the Dolomite Mining Corp. (DMC) and the Philippine Mining Service Corp. (PMSC) to shed light on the dolomite controversy. Sestoso said the Provincial Government ...
    • Public asked to protect mangrove ecosystem 

      Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-3 (SunStar Philippines, May 19, 2021, on page 1-11)
      Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) asked the public to protect mangrove forests in Central Luzon to help save Manila Bay and sustain the region's coastal resources. DENR Regional Executive Director ...