US awards P20-M grants for Manila Bay rehab
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The United States has awarded two grants totalling P20 million to two local groups to reduce marine plastic pollution and support the rehabilitation of Manila Bay. The grants – given to Ecological Waste Coalition of the Philippines and Mother Earth Foundation – will promote and expand community-based recycling programs, improve solid waste management and support research on plastic waste around Manila Bay. US embassy deputy chief of mission John Law and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretaries Benny Antiporda and Miguel Cuna presented the grants.
Lee-Brago, P. (2019, July 12). US awards P20-M grants for Manila Bay rehab. The Philippine Star, p. 14.
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Environmental restoration; Bays; Environmental protection; Marine pollution; Water pollution; Plastics; Marine environment; Ecological Waste Coalition of the Philippines; Mother Earth Foundation (MEF); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Law, John; Antiporda, Benny; Cuna, Miguel
- The Philippine Star