Pollution, squatting, industries hasten death of Laguna de Bay
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Bayani Enriquez, 54, grew up by Laguna de Bay in this city in Laguna province. Back in the 1980s, he often spent time with friends swimming or fishing in the lake’s unobstructed waters. But much of the open space is now gone, with shanties occupying the shoreline, he said. It also never occurred to him how the lake, which gave him some sense of calm and security, would become a public hazard.
Cinco, M. (2017, January 5). Pollution, squatting, industries hasten death of Laguna de Bay. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A6.
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Lake restoration; Flood control; Flooding; Environment management; Water pollution; Sedimentation; Lake reclamation; Sewage; Pollutants; Trident Infrastructure and Development Corp.; San Miguel Holdings Corp.; Alloy Pavi Hanshin LLEDP Consortium; Department of Environment Natural Resources (DENR); Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA); Enriquez, Bayani; Macapagal-Arroyo, Gloria; Aquino III, Benigno; Duterte, Rodrigo; Lopez, Gina; Manda, Edgardo; Acosta, Nereus; Luna, Ipat; Tan, Charlie; Hicap, Fernando
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