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Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns Benny D. Antiporda (in black jacket), inspects the ships (inset) docked in the Navotas area of Manila Bay for compliance with laws on wastewater and solid waste management. The operation was conducted with the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine National Police Maritime Group on June 4, a day ahead of the World Environment Day. Antiporda is head of the Manila Bay Anti-Pollution Task Force tasked by DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu to strictly monitor the enforcement of Sections 16 and 19 of Republic Act 9275 or the Clean Water Act in the Manila Bay Region, among others, to ensure compliance with Administrative Order No. 16, s. 2019, Expediting the Rehabilitation and Restoration of the Coastal and Marine Ecosystem of the Manila Bay and Creating the Manila Bay Task Force. ###