How to rehab Manila Bay- earth lawyer Oposa
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Twenty years ago this month a band of law students and conscientious citizens filed an ambitious lawsuit to make the government clean up Manila Bay. At the time, Jan. 1999, people already were complaining about the stench, litter, and color of the water. For water to be swimmable, bacteria level must be no more than 100 units per cubic meter, says environment lawyer Tony Oposa. Yet Manila Bay bacteria back then was already an alarming one million units per cubic meter.
Bondoc, J. (2019, January 18). How to rehab Manila Bay- earth lawyer Oposa. The Philippine Star, p. 13.
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Environmental restoration; Environmental protection; Water pollution; Sewage treatment; Man-induced effects; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG); Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); Department of Health (DOH); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System; Department of Education (DepEd); Philippine National Police Maritime Command; Philippine Coast Guard; Philippine Ports Authority; Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS); Local Water Utilities Administration; Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA); Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA); Manila Water Co.; Maynilad Water Resources; Oposa, Tony; Duterte, Rodrigo; Abad, Antonio; Manila Bay
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