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  • Gina Lopez fights Philippine mining - New Int

    2018-1-22  It is being destroyed because someone wants gold or nickel,’ says Gina Lopez in one long gulp, on a Skype interview from the Philippines. Lopez, the country’s former environment secretary, has made it her mission to protect the immense biodiversity of the Philippines

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  • Gina Lopez, who led crackdown on mines in the Philippines ...

    2019-8-19  MANILA — Gina Lopez, a former environmental activist who introduced a broad crackdown on Philippine mining companies after she was appointed the

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  • Gina Lopez, Philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65 ...

    2019-8-19  image caption Gina Lopez spoke out against deforestation and mining in the Philippines Staunch eco-campaigner and former Philippine Environment Minister Gina Lopez has died at the age of 65.

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  • Mining in the Philippines: the Gina Lopez effect.

    2017-3-2  Mining in the Philippines: the Gina Lopez effect. Published on March 2, 2017 March 2, 2017 • 16 Likes • 1 Comments

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  • Gina Lopez, Who Led Anti-Mining Crackdown in Philippines ...

    2019-8-20  Gina Lopez, a former Philippine environment secretary, philanthropist and eco-warrior, died on Aug. 19 from brain cancer. She was 65. Lopez was best known for fighting against destructive mining practices in her country, a crusade that spanned roles in both the private and public sector In 2010, she joined forces with the Palawan NGO Network Inc.

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  • Philippines - Gina Lopez: the miners strike back

    MANILA, Philippines - Environment Secretary Gina Lopez yesterday slammed Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea for “counteracting” her order for mining firms to set up a P2-million trust fund for farmers affected by destructive mining as precondition for the removal and export of their ore stockpiles.

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  • Philippine mines continue unhampered 4 years after Gina ...

    2021-1-31  It started open-pit and underground mining operations in the town in 1903, employing thousands to extract ores of gold, nickel, and silver. It ended its underground operations in 1992.

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  • Mining in PH: What Gina Lopez, Duterte have said

    2016-7-24  MANILA, Philippines - Since President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Gina Lopez secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, mining

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  • Exclusive: Tampakan, other giant mines could strike gold ...

    2021-4-26  Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 26) — Three giant mines, all in President Rodrigo Duterte's turf Mindanao, along with almost a hundred more in the pipeline could soon strike gold.

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  • Philippine mines continue unhampered 4 years after Gina’s ...

    Philippines’s oldest operating mines. Benguet Corp. has been in Itogon for more than a century, the oldest operating mine in the country. It started open-pit and underground mining operations in the town in 1903, employing thousands to extract ores of gold, nickel and silver. It

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  • Gina Lopez, who led crackdown on mines in the Philippines ...

    2019-8-19  Manila: Gina Lopez, a former environmental activist who introduced a broad crackdown on Philippine mining companies after she was appointed the country's environmental secretary in

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  • How an Activist Minister in Philippines Took On the Mining ...

    2017-10-5  Gina Lopez is the scion of a wealthy Filipino family that owns the nation’s largest media conglomerate. Yet despite her privileged background, she has followed an unconventional path — living in an Indian ashram, working anonymously as a missionary in Africa for 11 years, and ultimately becoming an environmental activist in her native land.

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  • Philippine mines continue unhampered 4 years after Gina ...

    2021-1-31  It started open-pit and underground mining operations in the town in 1903, employing thousands to extract ores of gold, nickel, and silver. It ended its underground operations in 1992.

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  • Philippine anti-mining advocate Gina Lopez dies after ...

    2019-8-19  Former Philippine environment minister Gina Lopez, who led a high-profile fight against the country’s mining industry, died Monday aged 65, after losing her battle with brain cancer.

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  • The rise and fall of Regina Lopez, the Philippines ...

    2017-5-9  Gina Lopez announcing ban on open pit mining in the Philippines on April 27. In the foreground, a cell phone broadcasts the event live on her Facebook page. Photo by Keith Schneider.

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  • DENR's Gina Lopez to ban open-pit mining

    2017-4-27  Environment Secretary Regina Lopez said on Thursday she will ban open-pit mining in the country, part of her months-long crackdown on the sector she believes has caused extensive environmental damage. "Each open pit is a financial liability for government for life," Lopez told a media briefing. "It kills the economic potential of the place."

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  • Gina Lopez asks Duterte not to lift ban on open-pit mining

    2017-9-4  MANILA, Philippines – Former environment secretary Gina Lopez on Monday, September 4, appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte not to allow the lifting of the ban on open-pit mining.

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  • Petition DENR: Illegal Mining In The Philippines ...

    Mining Industry in the Philippines has been a controversial issue once again, as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Gina Lopez advocates the total ban of mining for responsible and sustainable mining in the country. Mining in the Philippines

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  • BSP backs reopening of mining firms Philstar

    2020-7-27  MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) supports the reopening of mining companies shut down by the late environment secretary Gina Lopez as the government continues to

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  • Gold mining policy chaos in Philippines - Asia Times

    2021-5-22  On February 28, a Philippines House of Representatives Indigenous Cultural Communities and Indigenous Peoples Committee public hearing was convened at the mining site of Melbourne, Australian-headquartered OceanaGold Corp, a mid-size miner of gold and copper, in Didipio village, Kasibu township in the province of Nueva Vizcaya some 270 kilometers northeast of Manila.

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  • Gina Lopez to bare fate of 30 mining firms Inquirer News

    2017-1-30  Environment Secretary Gina Lopez will announce on Thursday her final decision whether to close down 30 mining operations that failed their initial audit a few months ago.

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  • Petition DENR: Illegal Mining In The Philippines ...

    Mining Industry in the Philippines has been a controversial issue once again, as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Gina Lopez advocates the total ban of mining for responsible and sustainable mining in the country. Mining in the Philippines

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  • BSP backs reopening of mining firms Philstar

    2020-7-27  MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) supports the reopening of mining companies shut down by the late environment secretary Gina Lopez as the government continues to

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  • DENR chief Gina Lopez orders cancellation of 75 mining ...

    2017-2-14  Bias for social justicce "You kill watershed, you kill life," Lopez told a media briefing. Sec @iamGinaLopez says Water is life. You kill water, you kill life. #MPSA #JuanWithNature — DENR (@DENR_Official) February 14, 2017 A long-time environmentalist, Lopez ordered the closure of 23 of the Philippines' 41 mines on Feb. 2 for damaging watersheds and for siltation of coastal waters and ...

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  • Asia-Pacific Analysis: Tough times for the mining industry ...

    2017-2-22  The mining industry in the Philippines is in a life-and-death struggle with environmentalists led by environment and natural resources minister, Gina Lopez. The fight presages what is likely to happen across the Asia-Pacific. At the moment, the Philippine mining sector is on the back foot, with Lopez ordering closure of 23 of the country’s 41 mines and suspending another five for destruction ...

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  • Philippine mines continue unhampered 4 years after Gina’s ...

    2021-2-4  Philippines’s oldest operating mines Benguet Corp. has been in Itogon for more than a century, the oldest operating mine in the country. It started open-pit and underground mining operations in the town in 1903, employing thousands to extract ores of gold, nickel and silver. It ended its underground operations in 1992.

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  • LOPEZ: NO MINING OPERATION WILL BE SPARED FROM

    2021-5-18  Echoing Lopez's statement, Jasareno said all mining companies, regardless of size, will be included in the audit. "We're auditing Lepanto and Philex in Luzon, Atlas Consolidated in Visayas, Oceana Gold in Region 2, and Filminera in Masbate. We are waiting for the findings on Taganito and SR (Metals Inc.)," Jasareno said.

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  • What’s stopping the Philippines from mining its riches ...

    2017-3-19  According to Secretary Gina Lopez, its audit found “serious environmental violations” in 23 of the country’s 41 mines. The department also cancelled contracts for 75 mining projects still in ...

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  • Mining.docx - 1 In 2017 the mining industry in the ...

    1.) In 2017 the mining industry in the Philippines has controversial issue again because Gina Lopez secretary of DENR advocates the total ban of mining for the responsible and sustainable mining in the country. The total ban of the mining has destructive effect on the natural habitat of the different animal species and the dumping of the chemicals of the mining can pollute the other areas near ...

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  • Philippines mining industry continues to 'under-perform'

    “In the case of the Philippines, despite the replacement of anti-mining Environmental Minister Gina Lopez with the more accommodating Roy Cimatu in 2017, government regulations on the basis of environmental protection and general policy uncertainty will continue to plague the mining industry in the coming years.

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