Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretaries, Atty. Jonas R. Leones (left) and Benny D. Antiporda (right) show House Committee on Natural Resources Chairperson, Congressman Elpidio Barzaga, Jr. (center) the white dolomite sand being utilized in the beach nourishment project of the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Program. Cong. Barzaga after seeing the 2-5 mm dolomite sand and learning of the positive effects of the project to the ecosystem was clarified about the project and the health hazard issue raised by some critics.The inspection was conducted on September 12, 2020 at the 120-meter x 60-meter beach nourishment project site, which was recently inaugurated during the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day celebration on September 19.
- Published: 21 September 2020