DENR Sec. Roy A. Cimatu visits LLDA

LLDA GM Joey Medina proudly welcomed DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu to the LLDA office at the LLDA Green Building in Quezon City, last June 7, 2017. Sec. Cimatu, the former special envoy for OFW and refugees and former chief of staff of the military, was appointed last May 7 by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Sec. Cimatu has vowed to prioritize the following environmental concerns: the lowering of air pollution levels; cleaning up the Pasig River and Laguna Lake; and implementing the Clean Water Act.

At the Board Meeting, GM Medina presented LLDA's action plan, addressing the most urgent concerns with regards to the waste management and development/ modernization of Laguna de Bay and the neighboring regions. Sec. Cimatu commended GM Medina and LLDA's efforts. Actions were taken as well with regards to the comments of the Board members.

Present at the board meeting were LLDA Board Members: Usec. Frisco San Juan of MMDA, ARD Marcelina Alcantara of DTI Laguna, Roweena M. Dalusong of NEDA, Atty. Maria Edsie Buado of OP, Milagros M. Trias of Province of Rizal, Anna Pamela dela Rosa from the Mayor's League of Laguna, Atty. Reynante Vibal of the Province of Laguna, and Cesar Felix, a Private Investors' representative.