2 weeks Manila Bay clean? ‘Science-based’ assessment needed says UP expert Inquirer
  MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Bay cannot be declared clean by merely observing its state in one area, the director of the University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI) said Thursday, a day after Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta said he is satisfied with the efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to clean the polluted bay. UPMSI director Dr. Laura David noted that although there has been an improvement in the state of Manila Bay compared to previous years, a "science-based" assessment should be made first before declaring the waters of Manila Bay clean. ... more