2015 NEWS ARCHIVES

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LLDA Board of Directors approves the Laguna de Bay Updated Master Plan LLDA Certified ISO 9001:2008 LLDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVES THE LAGUNA DE BAY UPDATED MASTER PLAN
LLDA updates the 1995 Master Plan for sustainable management of the Laguna de Bay Region through good governance, transparency and empowerment. The Plan will set the key development directions from 2015 onwards with focus on developmental programs, projects and other related activities.
LLDA Certified ISO 9001:2008 LLDA CERTIFIED ISO 9001:2008
The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) receives its certification for ISO 9001:2008 from the Anglo Japanese American (AJA) Registrars, Inc. for meeting the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
CLEAR Ecological Camp for Laguna de Bay: Kilos Kabataan para sa Lawa LLDA JOINS THE 10TH CLEAR YOUTH NETWORK CONGRESS
Cardona, Rizal – LLDA, SCPW, and ULP with the support of the LGU of Morong, Rizal, hosts the Conservation of Laguna de Bay’s Environment and Resources (CLEAR) Ecological Camp for Laguna de Bay: Kilos Kabataan para sa Lawa from October 26 to October 28, 2015 at Kuhala Bay Resort, Cardona, Rizal.
CLEAR Ecological Camp for Laguna de Bay: Kilos Kabataan para sa Lawa CLEAR ECOLOGICAL CAMP FOR LAGUNA DE BAY: KILOS KABATAAN PARA SA LAWA
October 26-28, 2015  - Cardona, Rizal - LLDA, in partnership with the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands (SCPW) and Unilever Philippines (ULP) with the support of the Local Government of Morong, Rizal, hosts the Conservation of Laguna de Bay’s Environment and Resources (CLEAR) Ecological Camp for Laguna de Bay: Kilos Kabataan para sa Lawa from October 26 to October 28, 2015 at Kuhala Bay Resort, Cardona, Rizal.
Recent studies find that household waste contribute to majority of the pollution in the Laguna Lake. STUDIES FIND HOUSEHOLD WASTE POLLUTES LAGUNA LAKE MOST
October 12, 2015 - Pasig City - Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection and Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) General Manager Sec. Neric O. Acosta presented key findings of the studies in a media briefing conducted at the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) office in Pasig City on October 12.
LLDA Installed Markers in the Laguna De Bay LLDA INSTALLED MARKERS IN THE LAGUNA DE BAY
October 6, 2015 - LLDA installs markers in the Laguna Lake to further organize structures within the Lake as part of the Authority’s Zoning and Management Plan (ZOMAP).
Phil-WAVES Dissemination Forum PHIL-WAVES DISSEMINATION FORUM
October 2, 2015 - LLDA lead consultations with stakeholders to discuss the ecological wealth of the Laguna de Bay Region (LdBR), together with World Bank , National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on October 2 at Sulo Riviera Hotel, Matalino Street, Diliman, Quezon City.
LLDA Green Building Certified as First Green Government Structure LLDA GREEN BUILDING CERTIFIED AS FIRST GREEN GOVERNMENT STRUCTURE
September 25, 2015 - LLDA receives the Design Certification as the first-ever Philippine government structure to be accredited as a “Green Building” by the Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence (BERDE), in conjunction with the Green Buildings Council of the Philippines.
LLDA AND OPAEP FULL FORCE IN THE INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP 2015 LLDA AND OPAEP FULL FORCE IN THE INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP 2015
September 27, 2014 - LLDA and OPAEP take part in the celebration of the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) 2015 in full swing at the Las Piñas-Prañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA).
LLDA joins the CSC R.A.C.E to Serve Fun Run V LLDA JOINS THE CSC R.A.C.E TO SERVE FUN RUN V
September 12, 2015 - LLDA joins the CSC R.A.C.E (Civil Service Commission Responsive, Accessible, Courteous and Effective Public Service) to Serve V with the theme, “Kayang-Kaya Mo Lingkod Bayani!” in celebration of the 115th Anniversary of the Commission held at the Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines.
LLDA issued an Ex-parte Order (EPO) against Solid Cement Corporation LLDA ISSUED AN EX-PARTE ORDER (EPO) AGAINST SOLID CEMENT CORPORATION
September 8, 2015 - LLDA issued an Ex-parte Order (EPO) against Solid Cement Corporation (SCC) in Antipolo, Rizal Province in relation to the oil spill involving the said company.
Toka Toka Partnership Seal Signing between LLDA and Manila Water TOKA TOKA PARTNERSHIP SEAL SIGNING BETWEEN LLDA AND MANILA WATER
August 12, 2015 - For its partnership renewal this 2015, Manila Water and LLDA will be venturing into Toka Toka Awareness Campaign for International Coastal Clean-up, LLDA Green Building IEC Campaign, Turnover of Toka-Toka Advocacy Ads for LLDA Seminars, Installation of Toka Toka Pahayagan Sites, and Toka Toka Lingap Sapa.
LLDA Issued a CDO to a Fastfood Chain Branch LLDA ISSUES A CEASE AND DESIST ORDER TO A FASTFOOD CHAIN BRANCH
August 4, 2015 - LLDA issues a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Chowking-Manila East, Taytay, Rizal for failure to comply with the laws according to the Clean Water Act of 2004.
Alay sa Kalikasan at Kalinga sa Engkantadang Lawa

LLDA CELEBRATES THE 117TH PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
Manila, Philippines – LLDA joins the celebration of the 117th Proclamation of Philippine Independence with the theme, “Kalayaan 2015: Tagumpay sa Pagbabagong Nasimulan, Abot-Kamay na ng Bayan” held at the Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila across Quirino Grandstand on June 12, 2015.

Continuing Fight against Invasive Fishes in the Laguna Lake

CONTINUING FIGHT AGAINST INVASIVE FISHES IN THE LAGUNA LAKE
May 26 and 27 - The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) continues to work hand-in-hand with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and other government agencies to address the threats brought by invasive fishes in the Laguna Lake.

LLDA DISALLOWS OPERATION OF 2 BRANCHES OF A FAST FOOD CHAIN

LLDA DISALLOWS OPERATION OF 2 BRANCHES OF A FAST FOOD CHAIN
Quezon City -- The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) enforced a Cease and Desist Order (CDO) against Antipolo and San Mateo branches in Rizal Province of fast food chain, Chowking, for failure to comply with the laws according to the Clean Water Act.

Alay sa Kalikasan at Kalinga sa Engkantadang Lawa

WORLD WATER DAY 2015 WATER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WEEK-LONG CELEBRATIONALAY SA KALIKASAN AT KALINGA SA ENGKANTADANG LAWA
April 29, 2015 – The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the Office of the Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection (OPAEP) join the Alay sa Kalikasan at Kalinga sa Engkantadang Lawa: Tadlac Lake Nature Park at Tadlac Lake, Brgy. Tadlac, Los Baños, Laguna.

Environmental Champions Renew Pact (LLDA Hosts Launching of Kalikasan GP3)

WORLD WATER DAY 2015 WATER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WEEK-LONG CELEBRATION
April 24, 2015 - OPAEP and LLDA GM Sec. Neric Acosta and Climate Change Commission’s Vice-Chairman Secretary Mary Ann Lucille Sering led the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signing “to contribute to the goals of the Green Economy Initiative in addressing climate change mitigation through the market.”

YES-O Tour of the LLDA Green Building YES-O TOUR OF THE LLDA GREEN BUILDING
April 23, 2015 - Youth for Environment in Schools Organization (YES-O) members and participants of the 3-day DENR Earth Day Youth Camp visited the LLDA Green Building. They were welcomed by Sec. Neric Acosta, Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection and LLDA General Manager.
LLDA celebrates Earth Day 2015 with Marikina City LLDA CELEBRATES EARTH DAY 2015 WITH MARIKINA CITY
Caring for the environment is not just for a day, a place or a specific people--it's EVERYDAY, EVERYWHERE for EVERYONE.
Lafarge's New Environmentally Friendly Cement Mill

LAFARGE'S NEW ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CEMENT MILL
April 15, 2015 - The new Lafarge cement mill in Teresa, Rizal, built using horomill technology, can produce 850,000 metric tons (MT) of cement annually, raising the output of the plant to 2 million MT per year.

World Water Week Long Celebration WORLD WATER DAY 2015 WATER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WEEK-LONG CELEBRATION
The Laguna Lake Development Authority together with Maynilad Water Services, Inc., Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), DENR attached agencies and the private sector, joins the week-long celebration of World Water Day (WWD) 2015.
Inter-agency TWG on the Containment of Knife fish Infestation launches the Knifefish Processing Plant INTER-AGENCY TWG ON THE CONTAINMENT OF KNIFE FISH INFESTATION LAUNCHES THE KNIFEFISH PROCESSING PLANT
February 10, 2015 – The Inter-Agency Technical Working Group (TWG) on the Containment of Knife fish Infestation launches the Knife fish Processing Plant at Sitio Balanga, Brgy. Pinagbayanan, Pila, Laguna.
Jamboree Lake Seeding JAMBOREE LAKE SEEDING
February 05, 2015 – LLDA joins the City Government of Muntinlupa through its Lake Management Office (LMO) in the conduct of a Special Lake Seeding at the Jamboree Lake in National Bilibid Prison (NBP) Reservation, Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City.
LLDA takes part in the San Pedro Microwatershed Tree Planting in partnership with ECI Quest  LLDA TAKES PART IN THE SAN PEDRO MICROWATERSHED TREE PLANTING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ECI QUEST
January 24, 2015 - LLDA in partnership with the City Government of San Pedro and ECI Quest Co. Inc., conducts a tree planting activity along the 200 meters of the 3.8 kilometers Linear Park of Brgy. San Antonio, San Pedro, Laguna.
LLDA Paticipation on Knife Fish Project Launching LLDA PARTICIPATES IN KNIFE FISH PROJECT LAUNCHING
January 17, 2015 - Tanay, Rizal – LLDA joins the Provincial Government of Rizal and the Local Government of Tanay in the launching of the “Conversion of Knife Fish to Organic Compost” in this municipality.
1st FC 2015 FIRST FLAG RAISING CEREMONY FOR THE YEAR 2015
January 5, 2015 – The Laguna Lake Development Authority holds its very first flag raising ceremony for the year 2015.
LLDA ISO 2015 MOVING FORWARD TO ISO CERTIFICATION IN 2015
January 5, 2015 - In line with the need of government agencies to improve quality in their operations and service delivery in the light of the Aquino Administration’s thrust to adopt transformational leadership, the approved 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan (PDP) cites enhancing and standardizing the quality of public service to become consistent with the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).