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DENR urged to uphold open-pit mining ban

Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 06 2017 04:36 PM | Updated as of Nov 06 2017 09:45 PM

DENR urged to uphold open-pit mining ban

Environmental activists lobby to uphold the open-pit mining ban in a protest in front of the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources office in Quezon City on Monday. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is considering lifting the ban implemented by former Secretary Gina Lopez, as recommended by the Mining Industry Coordinating Council.