Environment and Natural Resources Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and Local Government Units Concerns Benny D. Antiporda (4th from left) discusses with Taytay City Mayor George Ricardo Gacula II (extreme right) the water lily proliferation problem in several water bodies surrounding Taytay City. After the talk with the City Mayor on October 26, the DENR officials proceeded to meet with the fisherfolk group, Samahan ng mga Mangingisda sa Lawa ng Taytay (SMALT) to discuss the ways on how the fishermen can help eliminate the enormous water lilies and transform them into cash for alternative livelihood. Also in photo are (L-R): River Basin Control Office Deputy Executive Director Rabindranath Quilala, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO)-Rizal Isidro Mercado, and PENRO- Rizal Planning Officer Marilyn Paunil. #