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Lopez hits Medialdea for counteracting order on mine stockpile

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SOCIAL JUSTICE. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says it’s ‘social justice’ for the companies to help farmers. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

‘He’s going against the very spirit of the Duterte administration, which is to help the poor. So I’m not really happy about this at all,’ says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez of the actions of the senior Palace official

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 19, 2017) — Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Wednesday, April 19 hit Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea for “counteracting” her order requiring suspended mining companies to give P2 million for every hectare of farmland affected by their activities. Continue reading Lopez hits Medialdea for counteracting order on mine stockpile