Mineral Production Sharing Agreement (MPSA)
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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

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

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