Capitol allows shipment of dolomite sand, pebbles for Manila Bay ‘white beach’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government confirmed that the “fresh dose” of dolomite sand recently poured into Manila Bay “white sand beach” came from Alcoy town. This after they allowed the shipment of dolomite sand…

LOOK: Dolomite sand poured again over Manila Bay ‘white beach’

Catherine Gonzales 04/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A fresh dose of crushed dolomite was again poured at the Manila Bay “white sand beach” months after it first drew criticism from environment and fisherfolk groups questioning the project. Photos taken by the…

Garcia urges Alcoy officials to ‘speak up’ on dolomite issue

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia called the attention of local officials in Alcoy town, and urged them to shed light on the controversy involving the transport of crushed dolomite rocks for Manila Bay’s rehabilitation…

Group tells gov’t: Rehabilitate, not reclaim Manila Bay

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Criticisms directed towards the government’s initiative to transform Manila Bay into an artificially made white-sand beach continue to mount. Environmental group Oceana Philippines, in an official statement, expressed alarm on the project. They…

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