MATI CITY SLAMS RAPPLER FOR FAKE REPORT ON PUJADA BAY

Rappler: A study by the Philippine Environmental Management Bureau shows that the fecal coliform contamination of Pujada Bay has already reached more than 2,000 parts per million – way beyond the tolerable level of 200 ppm

Pujada Bay listed as one the world’s most beautiful

The Pujada Bay, along with Mayo and Balete Bays, in the City of Mati, Davao Oriental has officially been included on the list of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World.

Dolores Valdesco, head of the Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) and one of the technical persons for the province’s application, said the MBBWA is set to send their recommendations for implementation, which include the inclusion of Mayo and Balete Bays in the City of Mati in the official documents that originally covers only the Pujada Bay. READ MORE

Mati City denies Pujada Bay becoming ‘virtual cesspool’

https://www.sunstar.com.ph › article › davao › local-news

 THE City Government of Mati denied reports that Pujada Bay has become a ‘virtual cesspool’. On June 28, 2022, news site Rappler published a story entitled ‘Davao Oriental’s world-class bay turns into a virtual cesspool’ that is allegedly based on a study by the Philippine Environmental Management Bureau (PEMB). The study says the fecal coliform contamination of Pujada Bay has now reached more than 2,000 parts per million which are beyond the tolerable level of 200 ppm (parts per million). READ MORE

Davao Oriental’s world-class bay turns into a virtual cesspool

Environment officials sounded alarm bells over the fecal coliform contamination of the Pujada Bay in Davao  Oriental, which increased over 10 times the tolerable level.

A Philippine Environmental Management Bureau (PEMB) study showed that the fecal coliform contamination of Pujada Bay has already reached more than 2,000 parts per million which is way beyond the tolerable level of 200 ppm.READ MORE

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