Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission

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Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission
Agency overview
Formed 1999
Jurisdiction Philippines
Headquarters Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Agency executive
  • Regina Paz L. Lopez, Chairperson

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission[1] is a state commission in charged of the rehabilitation of Pasig River. The body was created on January 1999 through Executive Order 54 to strengthen the government's program to rehabilitate the river for transportation, recreation and tourism purposes. Private companies were given a license to coordinate with the commission concerning the rehabilitation program through the amendment of Executive Order 65.

Last March 2008, ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission signed a Memorandum of Agreement to co-manage the rehabilitation of Pasig River and its tributaries a vital part of the Metro Manila basin and linked to Laguna Lake and Manila Bay.[2]

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  1. ^ Presidential Decree Number 274, Pertaining to the Preservation, Beautification, Improvement, and Gainful Utilization of the Pasig River, Providing for the Regulation and Control of the Pollution of the River and Its Banks In Order to Enhance Its Development, Thereby Maximizing Its Utilization for Socio-Economic Purposes. Article
  2. ^ This gave birth to Kapit Bisig para sa Ilog Pasig (KBPIP)
  • Teves, Maria (2009). "Squatters relocation a must for Pasig river clean-up", ABS-CBN News.Article
  • Salaverria, Leila (2011). "Pasig River ferry service P94M in the red, COA finds", Philippine Daily Inquirer.Article
  • Murphy, Denis; Anana, Ted (2004). "Pasig River Rehabilitation Program", Habitat International Coalition.Article
  • Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (2012).Article
  • "Gina Lopez takes oath as Pasig River rehab chief", ABS-CBN News. Article