Duterte forms body to expedite Bay rehab
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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of an inter-agency task force to speed up the rehabilitation of the Manila Bay. Administrative Order 16, signed by Duterte on February 19, takes effect immediately. “The convergence of the national government agencies and local government units (LGUs) in the Manila Bay region and the active participation of private and public stakeholders are necessary to facilitate the robust and integrated implementation of all rehabilitation and restoration efforts at the Manila Bay,” Duterte said.
Valente, C. S. (2019, February 22). Duterte forms body to expedite Bay rehab. The Manila Times, p. A3.
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Environmental restoration; Sewage treatment; Governments; Environmental protection; Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); Department of Health (DOH); Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA); Philippine Coast Guard (PCG); Manila Water Company; Maynilad Water Services Inc.; Department of Education (DepED); Commission on Higher Education (CHED); Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO); Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD); Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE); Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); Department of Budget and Management (DBM); Anti-Poverty Commission; Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP); National Housing Authority; Duterte, Rodrigo; Cimatu, Roy; Año, Eduardo; Romulo-Puyat, Bernadette
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