Category Archives: open-pit mining

NGO backs Secretary Lopez’s ban on open pit mining

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/1 May) — An environmental group in Mindanao, which hosts a province where an open pit mining ban stands for almost seven years now, strongly supported Monday the decision of Environment Secretary Regina Paz “Gina” Lopez to ban such method across the Philippines. Chinkie Peliño-Golle, acting executive director of Davao City-based non-government organization Interface […]