mining closure - updates

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Duterte, Uson, Cimatu | Evening wRap

Oct 04, 2017 - 9:06 PM

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Medialdea: Order vs Lopez meant to prevent environment damage

Apr 19, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea responds to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez s concerns that his decisions on mining orders go against the very spirit of the Duterte administration

DEFENDING 'STAY ORDER.' Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea (left) attends the Dutertenomics forum with other Cabinet officials, including Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez. Photo from Malacañang

Trump, Dominguez, Park | Midday wRap

Mar 15, 2017 - 2:18 PM

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Lopez, Calida vs Hilbay, ISIS | Midday wRap

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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Mining magnate Zamora to Lopez: I've never 'killed a mountain'

Mar 09, 2017 - 2:20 PM

UPDATED Mountains I have climbed and time I have killed – but not even in my wildest imagination have I ever killed a mountain Not guilty says businessman Manuel Zamora in response to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

DENR secretary Gina Lopez answers questions from the members of the congress during her confirmation hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on March 8, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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

Review of DENR mining closures finished in 3 months – Dominguez

Mar 01, 2017 - 6:51 AM

The Finance Secretary says the review is necessary to ensure DENR Secretary Gina Lopez stands on firm ground when she orders a stop to mining operations

CORRECTING LAPSES. Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez says the MICC's technical working group will thoroughly review the DENR's issuances on mining. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

War on drugs, Senate, Samsung | Evening wRap

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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Dominguez on Lopez: 'Being a secretary not like being a crusader'

Feb 28, 2017 - 3:25 PM

You have to have an approach that is very balanced that is very deliberate that is very rational that is science based Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says of heading a government department

GOOD BALANCE. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez lll says Cabinet members should strive to work as a team. File photo by by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Lopez urges CA: 'Make decisions based on common good'

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:23 PM

I feel that whoever is in the Commission on Appointments must have no vested business interests because the rhyme and reason for appointment should be public service says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

PLANNING. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez meets with affected miners in Loreto, Dinagat island province on February 25, 2017. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

De Lima, Jee slay, Lopez | Evening wRap

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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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

Yasay, Lacson, SSS | Evening wRap

Feb 22, 2017 - 6:58 PM

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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

Ombudsman, Panelo, Flynn | Midday wRap

Feb 15, 2017 - 1:17 PM

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De Lima, Aguirre, Abella | Evening wRap

Feb 14, 2017 - 9:36 PM

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Panelo: Cabinet trying to 'protect' Lopez from mining companies

Feb 14, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is just very protective of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo

BACKING GINA. President Rodrigo Duterte and Environment Secretary Gina Lopez attend a meeting in Cebu on January 25, 2017. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

De Lima, North Korea, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Feb 13, 2017 - 8:31 PM

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Duterte, New People’s Army, travel ban | Midday wRap

Feb 13, 2017 - 12:20 PM

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Duterte's P2B aid pledge for mine workers, not quake victims – Palace

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:09 AM

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar clarifies that the President wants to use P2 billion worth of aid to provide livelihood for mine workers who will lose jobs after the closure of mining operations

ON THE MOVE. President Rodrigo Duterte is welcomed by military officers as he arrives in Surigao City on February 12, 2017 to visit the victims of the earthquake that hit the province on February 10. Photo by Robinson Niñal/Presidential Photo

Yasay, Sison, Lopez | Evening wRap

Feb 10, 2017 - 8:19 PM

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Death penalty, peace talks, mining | Evening wRap

Feb 09, 2017 - 9:11 PM

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Mining group thanks Duterte for 'due process' on mine closures

Feb 09, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Around 23 mining companies face closure following an audit of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Lopez, Duterte, immigration ban | Midday wRap

Feb 07, 2017 - 1:16 PM

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