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DENR heads clean-up in San Juan City

March 31, 2019


DENR Assistant Secretary for Field Operations - Northern Luzon, Joselin Marcus E. Fragada and DENR National Capital Region OIC Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services, Engr. Ignacio R. Almira, Jr. headed the clean-up of Maytunas Creek in Barangay Addition Hills, San Juan City on Sunday, 31 March 2019.

Joining them are volunteers from the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of San Juan City led by Mr. Dante Santiago, officials of Barangay Addition Hills, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, and representatives of partner organizations from both public and private sector.

Around 400 participants in the area participated in the clean-up, collected 21 sacks of trash.

The activity, dubbed as #BattleForEsteros, is in response to DENR Sec. Roy A. Cimatu's order to address the issue of pollution in Manila Bay at its source.