DENR to ask MOA to halt annual fireworks display

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 23 2019 11:46 PM

MANILA - The environment department said Wednesday it will ask the SM Mall of Asia management to halt its annual fireworks display in light of the cleanup project in Manila Bay.

Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda said materials of fireworks such as powder, paper, and even heavy metal, fall in Manila Bay during the annual display.

Antiporda said the agency will send its letter to the mall on Thursday.

--Report from Raya Capulong, ABS-CBN News