In adherence to the Continuing Mandamus of the Supreme Court Decision to clean, rehabilitate and preserve the Manila Bay Watershed Areas, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 3 (DILG R3) together with concerned mandamus agencies (core group) and DILG Manila Bay Provincial Focal Person conducted its coordination meeting on October 14, 2013 at the DILG Conference Room, Regional Government Center, Brgy. Maimpis, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.


   The meeting was aimed to plan out the next steps to be undertaken in the remaining months of this year particularly the conduct of Environmental Compliance Audit (ECA), and Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS) towards the formulation of LGUs’ 10-Year Solid Waste Management Plan.  Also, third quarter accomplishments and program updates were rendered by the core group.

   Regional Director Florida M. Dijan, in her concluding message, encouraged all the core group members and focal persons present to intensify their advocacy on the project and sought the support of everyone towards the achievement of the ultimate goal of reviving the true beauty of Manila Bay