ENVIRONMENT Secretary Roy A. Cimatu on Tuesday vowed to make one of the most polluted rivers in Metro Manila healthy once more. He wants its water not just to be swimmable but also clean and green as to allow native fish to thrive for present and future generations.

Briefing reporters on the signing of a memorandum of agreement between the DENR, the local government units  (LGUs) of Pasay and Parañaque and SM Prime Holdings, Inc., Cimatu said while Parañaque River is “relatively clean,” along with Estero Tripa de Gallina, it remains among the “millionaire rivers” as far as coliform bacteria count is concerned. This, he added, makes it imperative for the government to rehabilitate it to succeed in saving Manila Bay.

 

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