DENR Dismantles Laguna de Bay's Fish Pens as Ordered by Pres. Duterte


The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippine ordered the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Pres. Rody Duterte earlier revealed a plan to make Laguna De Bay clean with his Zero Fish Pen Policy.


According to DENR Secretary Gina Lopez their enforcement team headed by DENR Undersecretary Art Valdez seeks the help of Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) General Manager Joey Medina in coordination with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Army conducted the operations to dismantle the illegal fish pens.

DENR Secretary Gina Lopez announced through social media that they will conduct the operations to dismantle illegal fish pens in Laguna de Bay. According to the DENR Secretary the illegal fish operators already benefited from their activities since they year 1970.

Watch the Operations Conducted by DENR, LLDA, PCG, NBI and PA:


Sec. Lopez also noted that all fish pen operators have been given enough time to dismantle their own fish pens last year and as of January this year, all permits to operate have been cancelled.

Here's the Complete Statement of Sec. Gina Lopez:

" Happening right now! DENR to dismantle Laguna de Bay's fish pens for the President's ZERO FISH PEN POLICY. Our enforcement team under Usec Art Valdez together LLDA GM Joey Medina with the NBI, Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Army will zero in today on large, illegal fish operators that have benefitted and profited from the lake region since the 70s. Operators have been given enough time to dismantle their own pens last year and as of January this year, all permits to operate have been cancelled."

"Thank you to our brave men in uniform from the Philippine Coast Guard, NBI and the Philippine Army in joining our fight against anything and everything that causes social injustice. All 90,000 hectares of Laguna Lake will be accounted for. Mabuhay kayo! Your DENR is working all the time on and off the camera and I will try to show you as much as I can with the help of the Philippine Army"



Source: Sec. Gina Lopez FB Page

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