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Nov 08, 2019 The mining industry in the Philippines contributed to USD4.26 billion worth of exports in minerals and mineral products in 2018, with copper, gold, and nickel ranking as the top mineral exports and employing 212,000 people.

  • MGB touts merits of responsible mining in new campaign

    MGB touts merits of responsible mining in new campaign

    Nov 08, 2019 The mining industry in the Philippines contributed to USD4.26 billion worth of exports in minerals and mineral products in 2018, with copper, gold, and nickel ranking as the top mineral exports and employing 212,000 people.

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  • Environment IP issues hound mining industry The

    Environment IP issues hound mining industry The

    Nov 16, 2016 The DENRs mining audit should first and foremost have teeth to run after destructive mining companies, and for Filipino communities to incessantly campaign for scrapping of the flawed Mining Act of 1995 and replace it with a pro-environment, pro-people Peoples Mining Bill, Quimpo said.

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  • Exclusive Tampakan other giant mines CNN Philippines

    Exclusive Tampakan other giant mines CNN Philippines

    Apr 26, 2021 The bureau said this is allowed under Philippine law, the 1995 Mining Act. Critics of open-pit mining, including Dutertes first environment secretary, Gina Lopez, have pointed to

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  • DENR to close quarry firm in Rizal ecopark

    DENR to close quarry firm in Rizal ecopark

    Mar 05, 2020 MANILA, Philippines A quarry firm reportedly encroaching into the Masungi Geopark in Baras, Rizal will be closed and its permit will be cancelled,

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  • Fresh Protests Erupt in Gujarats Bhavnagar Against

    Fresh Protests Erupt in Gujarats Bhavnagar Against

    Jun 25, 2021 Damayantee Dhar. 25 Jun 2021. Fresh protests were organised against UltraTech Cement by farmers of Mahuva and Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district in Gujarat on June 15 with villagers gathering in front of the limestone mining site of the company to stop the transportation of limestone through the villages. We have been sitting in protest at ...

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  • Philippines Coal Industry

    Philippines Coal Industry

    Philippines utilize either Pulverized Subcritical technology or Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Technology Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Combustion Technology - Crushed coal is fed with crushed limestone or dolomite to a fluidized bed furnace with a bed material (silica sand). At a controlled furnace otemperature of 800-950 C, the limestone

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  • The Environmental Crisis in the Philippines Cultural

    The Environmental Crisis in the Philippines Cultural

    The current relationship in the Philippines between indigenous peoples and the state can be characterized as a legal and institutional stalemate. In Philippine law, indigenous peoples ancestral domains are recognized under native title as never having been public land. At the same time, Philippine land law is founded on the Regalian Doctrine and its premise that all natural resources in the ...

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  • Lopez says no cop out in fight vs destructive mining

    Lopez says no cop out in fight vs destructive mining

    Feb 09, 2017 MANILA (UPDATE) Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said Thursday she would not cop out in her fight against destructive mining, adding only a miracle will make her reconsider her decision to ban mineral extraction in watersheds. Mining companies can appeal the closure or suspension order before President Rodrigo Duterte or the courts, Lopez said, adding her decision was

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  • Forestry Related DENR Policies Department of Environment

    Forestry Related DENR Policies Department of Environment

    Repealing DENR Administrative Order No. 99-29 which Amends Certain Provisions of DAO 96-29 Related to the Processing and Approval of Community-based Forest Management Agreement (CBFMA) DAO 2003-05 Revocation of Memorandum Order No. 99-29 and DENR Administrative Order No. 2001-03 which Prescribed the Guidelines in the Implementation of Usufruct ...

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  • DENR BACKS ACCOUNTING OF PHS NATURAL RESOURCES

    DENR BACKS ACCOUNTING OF PHS NATURAL RESOURCES

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is pushing for an honest-to-goodness natural resource and environmental accounting system to enable the agency come up with specific policies and programs consistent with the sustainable

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  • DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte

    DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte

    Feb 09, 2014 DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte. ... MANILA, Philippines The environment departments Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) raided a mining plant of Bo Hai Top Mining in Labo, Camarines Norte for operating without a permit. ... The raid was done as part of the national campaign to stop illegal mining, he said.

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  • DENR holds adjudication hearing on seized container vans

    DENR holds adjudication hearing on seized container vans

    Apr 03, 2018 OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, April 3 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) held an adjudication hearing on seized container vans loaded with flitches and sticks of various kinds of trees on March 26, 2018 in Ozamiz City. The hearing was attended by DENR-CENRO, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Philippine Coast ...

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  • Sinas orders probe intensified Philippines SUNSTAR

    Sinas orders probe intensified Philippines SUNSTAR

    Nov 19, 2020 A A. -. November 19, 2020. PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Debold Sinas has ordered the Cagayan Valley Police Regional Office (PRO-2) to conduct an in-depth investigation and beef up its campaign against illegal logging in the region. We check on this report and coordinate with DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources ...

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  • Environment Philippines US Agency for International

    Environment Philippines US Agency for International

    Aug 26, 2019 Natural resources play an important role in the Philippine economy. While agriculture, fisheries and forestry represented about 9 percent of GDP in 2012, they accounted for nearly one-third (32.2 percent) of total employment. Equally important, natural capital provides energy, water, flood control, storm mitigation and other environmental services that benefit the entire

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  • The Tampakan CopperGold Project and human rights

    The Tampakan CopperGold Project and human rights

    discrimination against indigenous peoples and noted the government failure to meet human rights duties. 8 Tampakan Forum is a coalition of local organizations in South Cotabato and national and international support groups providing technical and other forms of support to the campaign against the TAmpakan Copper-Gold Mining Project.

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  • Dolomite boulders harmful to environment humans fishers

    Dolomite boulders harmful to environment humans fishers

    Sep 04, 2020 Dolomite boulders harmful to environment, humans fishers and environmental groups. Manila, Philippines The national fishers group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA) on Friday warned of the potential negative impacts of the dolomite boulders to the marine ecosystem and fishery resources of Manila Bay, as well as to humans.

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  • Environmental advocates Addressing CNN Philippines

    Environmental advocates Addressing CNN Philippines

    Apr 22, 2020 Last week, DENR initially suspended the mining operations of Techiron Resources Inc. in the area. It operated the vessel set to load 7,000 metric tons of chromite ore in Homonhon Island.

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  • Philippines LandLinks

    Philippines LandLinks

    The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands covering 300,000 square kilometers (30 million hectares) 298,170 square kilometers of land and 1,830 square kilometers of water. It has three major island groups Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The Philippines is recognized as one of the worlds 17 mega-diversity countries, with more than ...

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  • RA No 7942 Lawphil

    RA No 7942 Lawphil

    R.A. No. 7942. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7942 March 3, 1995. AN ACT INSTITUTING A NEW SYSTEM OF MINERAL RESOURCES EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, UTILIZATION, AND CONSERVATION. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in

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  • Cebu Daily News Latest News And Photos From Cebu

    Cebu Daily News Latest News And Photos From Cebu

    CEBU CITY, Philippines Four Cebuanos will race head-to-head against the countrys best cyclists in the Arthalands Lucima set to be Cebus first sustainable residential condo 7 hours ago

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  • Mining and logging activities threaten wildlife on

    Mining and logging activities threaten wildlife on

    Apr 30, 2021 Mining and logging activities threaten wildlife on Philippine mountain. Mount Busa in the southern island of Mindanao is a key biodiversity area, yet lacks official, legal protection. Local officials and activists are working to change that. Rising 2,064 meters, or nearly 6,800 feet, above sea level, Mount Busa is the tallest peak in the ...

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  • Threats to Philippine Biodiversity

    Threats to Philippine Biodiversity

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 1997. Philippine Biodiversity An Assessment and Plan of Action. Makati City, Bookmark. DENR-PAWB et al. 2009. NSO, Philippine National Census ...

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  • DENR recognizes LGUs power to issue quarry permits but

    DENR recognizes LGUs power to issue quarry permits but

    Jul 19, 2006 DENR recognizes LGUs power to issue quarry permits, but. - Katherine Adraneda () - July 19, 2006 - 1200am. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has backtracked on its ...

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  • DENR BACKS ACCOUNTING OF PHS NATURAL RESOURCES

    DENR BACKS ACCOUNTING OF PHS NATURAL RESOURCES

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is pushing for an honest-to-goodness natural resource and environmental accounting system to enable the agency come up with specific policies and programs consistent with the sustainable

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  • MGB touts merits of responsible mining in new campaign

    MGB touts merits of responsible mining in new campaign

    Nov 08, 2019 The mining industry in the Philippines contributed to USD4.26 billion worth of exports in minerals and mineral products in 2018, with copper, gold, and nickel ranking as the top mineral exports and employing 212,000 people.

    read more
  • DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte

    DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte

    Feb 09, 2014 DENR raids illegal mining plant in CamNorte. ... MANILA, Philippines The environment departments Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) raided a mining plant of Bo Hai Top Mining in Labo, Camarines Norte for operating without a permit. ... The raid was done as part of the national campaign to stop illegal mining, he said.

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  • Gold mining policy chaos in Philippines Asia Times

    Gold mining policy chaos in Philippines Asia Times

    Gold mining policy chaos in Philippines. Australian miner OceanaGold struggles to avoid permanent shutdown of its Didipio mine by local anti-mining protesters. by Bong Sarmiento and Uwe Parpart March 2, 2020. March 4, 2020. An opponent of the Didipio mine speaks to local people about their campaign to stop OceanaGold renewing its mining rights ...

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  • Cebu provincial board did not issue permit to extract

    Cebu provincial board did not issue permit to extract

    Sep 04, 2020 (UPDATED) Groups urge the DENR to consider a mangrove restoration project in Manila Bay, which has long-term benefits, instead of the costly white sand project which stands to

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  • Bureaus Job Vacancies Department of Environment and

    Bureaus Job Vacancies Department of Environment and

    DENR Special Concerns Undersecretary inspects and monitors MPNP Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 Representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources led by DENR Special Concerns Undersecretary Edilberto Leonardo visited Mt. Pulag National Park (MPNP) to inspect and monitor the status of the parks ecosystem.

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  • Environment IP issues hound mining industry The

    Environment IP issues hound mining industry The

    Nov 16, 2016 The DENRs mining audit should first and foremost have teeth to run after destructive mining companies, and for Filipino communities to incessantly campaign for scrapping of the flawed Mining Act of 1995 and replace it with a pro-environment, pro-people Peoples Mining Bill, Quimpo said.

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  • A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY To the workers of Lepanto

    A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY To the workers of Lepanto

    after the May 1 Labour Day celebration in the Philippines. We stand in solidarity with the continuing struggles of these workers and their families against oppressive labour laws and unjust labour practices being implemented by the LCMC. Retrenchment was implemented at the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company in the midst of a negotiation for

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  • TVI Pacific Inc Investments TVIRD

    TVI Pacific Inc Investments TVIRD

    A total of 89 small-scale mine tunnels were rehabilitated, mapped, and sampled. Small-scale miners were evicted from Balabag following the issuance and implementation of a cease and desist order in October 2012 by the Philippine Environmental Management Bureau and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau against illegal mining activities in the region.

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  • Metallic mining moratorium in Romblon Tablas Island

    Metallic mining moratorium in Romblon Tablas Island

    Mar 27, 2020 Metallic mining moratorium in Romblon, Tablas Island, Philippines. Canadian-owned Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. proposed a mining exploration project covering most of Tablas Island. Sheryll Mindo-Fetalvero and fellow local and indigenous supporters stopped the project. Mining was banned in

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  • Confirmed lllegal logging in Samar The Manila Times

    Confirmed lllegal logging in Samar The Manila Times

    Dec 02, 2020 Nu ez ,then Cenro officer in Pambujan, Northern Samar, replaced Badeo. Meanwhile, DENR 8 Assistant Regional Director Arturo Salazar hailed a directive of Secretary Eduardo A o of the Department of the Interior and Local Government on the campaign not only against illegal logging but also illegal mining.

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  • Forestry Related DENR Policies Department of Environment

    Forestry Related DENR Policies Department of Environment

    Repealing DENR Administrative Order No. 99-29 which Amends Certain Provisions of DAO 96-29 Related to the Processing and Approval of Community-based Forest Management Agreement (CBFMA) DAO 2003-05 Revocation of Memorandum Order No. 99-29 and DENR Administrative Order No. 2001-03 which Prescribed the Guidelines in the Implementation of Usufruct ...

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  • PHILIPPINE COUNTRY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    PHILIPPINE COUNTRY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    The Philippines are prone to natural disasters, particularly typhoons, floods, ... Campaigns, seminars, trainings and other different community activities were implemented with the ... 1991 under the Environmental Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was a concrete manifestation of the . Page ...

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