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Writ of Kalikasan filed vs mining firms, Zambales, DENR officials

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WRIT OF KALIKASAN. Before nickel mining started in 2007, around 2000 hectares of farmland could be irrigated, and this year it is down to 800 hectares. Photo by Randy Datu

CCOS chairman Dr. Ben Molino and his co-petitioners say the continued mining operations in Sta. Cruz, Zambales violate RA 7942, otherwise known as the Mining Act of 1995, and its implementing rules and regulations

SANTA CRUZ, Zambales (May 25, 2016) — Residents of Santa Cruz in Zambales and neighboring Infanta in Pangasinan, led by anti-mining advocate Concerned Citizens of Sta. Cruz (CCOS), filed before the Supreme Court on Friday, May 20, a Writ of Kalikasan case against 5 operating mining firms, officials of the provincial government of Zambales. Continue reading Writ of Kalikasan filed vs mining firms, Zambales, DENR officials