Pamalakaya said the government is temporarily halting the implementation. The fisherfolk group attributed this to the strong public outcry, as livelihoods and income of thousands of small fisherfolk and coastal residents from Noveleta, Kawit, Cavite City, and Bacoor City are threatened.
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The coastal monitoring initiative has exposed the worsening levels of pollution in Manila Bay which no white sand can ever cover-up.
Groups call for halt in ‘white sand’ dumping in Manila Bay, raise environment, public health concerns
“Useless and a waste of people’s fund.”
What is common in the stories of the residents in various coastal sitios of Bulacan is that the “news” about their impending displacement is coming to them in trickles of information packaged in a threat.
There is probably no question that the Duterte government‘s 2017-2022 plan to clean up and rehabilitate the gravely polluted Manila Bay, at the cost of P43 billion, is a most welcome, although much-delayed, development. Much-delayed because it was in 2008 that the Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of continuing mandamus filed —…
“The threat of depletion of fish and degradation of marine resources is highly prevalent due to conversion and reclamation projects that destroy its natural ecology.”
Video: Floating dreams
by INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Last February, the Supreme Court issued a decision ordering the Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to remove illegal structures along water systems, river banks and waterways connected to Manila Bay and to continued doing so until Dec. 31, 2015. The cleanup operations are currently in progress, but an organization of…
Boys of summer (A picture story)
‘Bay fishers need livelihood, not casino’ The proposed establishment of a Las Vegas style casino and tourism complex in Manila Bay will trigger the displacement of small fishermen along the bay’s coastal areas from Pasay City to Cavite. This is because more eco-tourism projects and commercial establishments will be constructed to provide amenities to potential…