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Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (6th from right) leads the ceremonial switch-on of the sewage treatment plant (STP) that will ensure that no untreated wastewater reaches Manila Bay. The STP, located in front of the Manila Yacht Club in Roxas Blvd., Manila, will treat wastewater from the drainage outfalls of Padre Faura, Rajah Soliman, and Manila Yacht Club. Cimatu is joined by other government officials including Supreme Court chief justice Diosdado M. Peralta and Senator Cynthia A. Villar ((5th from right and 7th from left, respectively), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority MMDA) chair Danilo Lim (4th from right), and US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim (6th from left). Also in photo are representatives from the Departments of Interior and Local Government and Tourism, MMDA, Philippine Coast Guard and other guests. The event is part of the celebration of the 1st year anniversary of the launch of the Battle for Manila Bay on January 26. ###