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Burying Gina

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Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Paz Lopez, in a press briefing in Malacañang on February 9, 2017, said their agency is gearing towards the establishment of ‘E3 zone’ or the ecological, economical and educational programs in areas where mining firms will be closed. Malacañang Photo

How big mining is moving earth (and heaven) to prevent the confirmation of Duterte’s environment crusader?

April 26, 2017 — To many, Regina Paz “Gina” Lopez is one of the bright lights in the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte. Now, if the powerful mining industry has its way, this light could be extinguished on May 2 or 3, when the Commission on Appointments (CA) will convene once more to decide whether or not to confirm her as secretary of environment and natural resources. Continue reading Burying Gina

Philex, Silangan Mining to Gina Lopez – We are ISO-compliant

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COMPLY OR FACE SUSPENSION. The new DENR chief says ISO14001 certification is responsible mining. File photo by EPA/MWD Daily News

This is in response to DENR chief Gina Lopez’s call to suspend mining firms that are not ISO-compliant

MANILA, Philippines (July 7, 2016) — Philex Mining Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Silangan Mindanao Mining Corporation have a message to the newly-installed environment secretary: “We are ISO-compliant.”  Continue reading Philex, Silangan Mining to Gina Lopez – We are ISO-compliant