mineral production sharing agreement - updates

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Mining firm files administrative, criminal complaints vs Palawan town mayor

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:35 PM

'All cases filed by INC are SLAPP suits intended to harass me in my pursuit to protect the environment and enforce environmental laws,' says Brooke's Point Mayor Jean Feliciano in response to the complaints filed by Ipilan Nickel Corporation

What happens to Gina Lopez's orders at DENR?

May 09, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Well there s a presumption of regularity says Environment Undersecretary for Legal Affairs Maria Paz Luna

WHAT NOW? Former environment secretary Gina Lopez during her confirmation hearing at Senate on Thursday, March 9, 2017. File photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Mining firms say dispute with DENR could cost $16B

Mar 14, 2017 - 6:24 PM

The Chamber of Mines warns of the cost of arbitration with foreign firms

Lopez denies her family operates open-pit mine in watershed

Mar 08, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Carlo Arcilla who opposes Lopez s confirmation as environment secretary claims First Balfour is doing open pit mining in a watershed in Lobo Batangas

NO MINING IN WATERSHEDS. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez listens intently during her confirmation hearing before the Commission on Appointments on March 8. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

CA quizzes Lopez on definition of watersheds

Mar 08, 2017 - 3:10 PM

They re not all proclaimed watersheds I will agree but a watershed is a watershed is a watershed Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says about the cancellation of 75 mineral production sharing agreements in watersheds

FIRST HEARING. Senator Manny€ Pacquiao, chair of the Commission on Appointments' (CA) committee on environment and natural resources, shares a light conversation with CA vice chair and San Juan City Representative Ronaldo Zamora and Environment Secretary Gina Lopez (middle) during a hearing on Wednesday, March 8. File photo by Cesar Tomambo/PRIB

3-month long review of suspended mines starts March 6

Mar 03, 2017 - 8:22 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez who co chairs the Mining Industry Coordinating Council says they will review audit reports or checklists prepared and developed by the DENR

Lopez: Duterte agrees no mining in watersheds

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Don t worry you re my Cabinet secretary and naniniwala rin ako na hindi dapat i mina yung watersheds Environment Secretary Gina Lopez recalls President Rodrigo Duterte as saying

NO MINING ON WATERSHEDS? Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says President Rodrigo Duterte agrees with her that there should be no mining in watersheds. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Lopez to critics: Stop it already, fight clean

Feb 22, 2017 - 1:25 PM

To the mining companies you talk about contracts [but] how about our contract to life? asks Environment Secretary Gina Lopez in an 8 minute video posted on her Facebook page

'FIGHT CLEAN.' Environment Secretary Gina Lopez addresses her critics and supporters in an 8-minute video. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

DOF: Mining closures to cost LGUs over P821M in revenue losses

Feb 20, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says 3 of the 17 affected areas would lose revenues representing more than 50 of their current operating income

PCCI: Investors may dump PH over cancelled mining agreements

Feb 15, 2017 - 11:16 PM

How can a company risk stockholders money in projects if the investment rules are unclear and uncertain? says the president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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

Lopez: 'I won't stop doing the right thing just to please CA'

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:29 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is unfazed by the move of the mining industry to block her confirmation by the Commission on Appointments

ON MINING. In this file photo, Environment Secretary Gina Lopez talks about her department's plan for mining sites whose operations were ordered suspended or closed. Malacañang Photo

Gold miner wants to extend exploration in Masapelid

Dec 31, 2012 - 3:53 PM

The company s MPSA is now on its 21st year but no ore has been discovered by the firm yet

Gov't to expand limestone quarry areas

Dec 30, 2012 - 7:35 PM

The government reviews the applications of cement companies for the expansion of limestone quarry areas

DENR suspends mining rules

Sep 28, 2012 - 4:19 PM

DENR suspends the mining policy s implementing rules and regulations to include amendments