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Lacson explains vote on Gina Lopez: ‘Not fit nor qualified for the job’

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CONFIRMATION HEARING. Senator Panfilo Lacson talks to then environment secretary Gina Lopez before her confirmation hearing in March 2017. Photo from Senate of the Philippines Facebook page

Senator Panfilo Lacson also says former environment secretary Gina Lopez ‘has authoritarian tendencies’

MANILA, Philippines (May 5, 2017) — Senator Panfilo Lacson said on Thursday, May 4, that he voted against the confirmation of Gina Lopez as environment chief as he believed she was neither fit nor qualified for the job. Continue reading Lacson explains vote on Gina Lopez: ‘Not fit nor qualified for the job’

DENR exec on mining audit: Not true there was no due process

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MINING CLOSURES. This box contains documents from mining companies with closure order. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

‘The mere fact that mining companies replied to the DENR’s audit findings means that they acknowledge due process was being observed,’ says Environment Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Maria Paz Luna

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 26, 2017) — Boxes of documents related to the mining audit were presented to reporters on Friday, February 24, as an environment official reiterated that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) followed due process in conducting the audit. Continue reading DENR exec on mining audit: Not true there was no due process