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Environmental groups urge DENR to ban open-pit mining

Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 26 2021 12:33 PM

Groups seek ban on open-pit mining

Bikers and environmental advocates hold a protest in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources office in Quezon City on Tuesday. The group urged the agency to stop the issuance of a reported draft department order that lifts a ban on open-pit mining for extracting ores.