DENR suspends small-scale mining operations in Cordillera

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu on Monday ordered the suspension of all small-scale mining operations in the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) following…

AGAINST MINING

Rare-earth monster mine fuels world’s largest island’s dreams of independence

MOSCOW — With the relations between Denmark and peripheral parts of the Danish Realm having gone somewhat sour, Copenhagen hopes to entice independence-seeking Greenlanders with a massive uranium mine. To…

Gabriela backs DENR Secretary Lopez amid Senate confirmation grilling

MANILA– A Gabriela lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Friday expressed support for Environment Secretary Gina Lopez as she faced grilling at the Senate confirmation hearing. In a statement,…

Benguet Mining Firm Insist it Passed Environment Audit

MANKAYAN, Benguet – Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation (LCMC), one of the country’s 20 mining companies recommended to suspend its operation, declared there was no reason to do so, insisting it…