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DENR officials join volunteers in the clean-up in Navotas City 

March 31, 2019

 

DENR officials led by Undersecretary for Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Legal, Legislative Affairs and Anti-Corruption Atty. Ernesto D. Adobo, Jr., OIC Assistant Secretary for Administration Jesus Rico B. Salazar, and Manila Bay Coordinating Office (MBCO) Director Donna Mayor Gordove joined volunteers in the cleanup of the coast of Barangays Navotas West and North Bay Boulevard South in Navotas City on Sunday, 31 March 2019, in Navotas City.

Navotas City Mayor John Ray Tiangco and the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Malabon City led the more than 300 volunteers from national government offices and civil society organizations in the cleanup activity dubbed as #BattleForEsteros.

The simultaneous cleanup of esteros is in line with DENR Sec. Roy A. Cimatu's order to address the issue of pollution in Manila Bay at its source.