Pollution Adjudication Board - updates

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DENR, MICC mining reviews to be ‘harmonized,’ says Cimatu

Feb 06, 2018 - 5:28 PM

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu expects to complete the review of closed and suspended mining operations by March

Benguet Corp faces P24-M fine for tailings leak in old mine

Nov 22, 2016 - 11:35 AM

The Environmental Management Bureau in Cordillera region will recommend the fine on Benguet Corporation to the Pollution Adjudication Board following the tailings leak at its old open pit mine in Itogon Benguet

Philex shelves P13.8-B rights offer

Oct 08, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Philex Mining cancels its planned stock rights offering citing unfavorable market conditions

COSTLY REHAB. A Philex Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Pollution board allows Philex to continue operations

Jul 09, 2013 - 6:39 PM

The state pollution board allows Philex Mining to continue with its remediation measures for the damaged tailings facility in its Padcal gold and copper mine

MINE SPILL. A Philex Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Finish clean up of mine wastes, Philex told

May 23, 2013 - 5:04 PM

The state pollution body requires total clean up of the mine tailings that spilled into affected waterways before it will allow Philex to operate its copper gold mine again

CLEAN UP. The state pollution body requires Philex to complete the clean up of mine waste residues in the two rivers affected by the tailings spill before normal operations can re-start. Photo courtesy of Philex

After Philex mine reopens, issues linger


Mar 13, 2013 - 1:08 PM

Having two government bodies approve Philex Mining s Padcal re opening summarizes the excessive bureaucracy in the Philippines

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Philex gets final go-signal to resume mining

Mar 06, 2013 - 5:13 PM

The pollution body gives go signal for Philex Mining to temporarily resume operations at its Padcal gold copper mine

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex

Philex fine could be highest for water pollution

Feb 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Environment Undersecretary Ignacio says the penalty for Philex violation of the Clean Water Act continues to grow

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex