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DENR says open-pit mining ban to stay - Inquirer.net

Decision on mine closures, suspensions moved to end-August Secretary Roy Cimatu of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said yesterday that he would not lift a ban on open-pit mining imposed in April and that an inter-agency ...and more »

Environment chief says ban on open-pit mining to stay - ABS-CBN News

FILE PHOTO: A view of nickel ore stockpiles at a port in Sta Cruz Zambales in northern Philippines February 8, 2017. Erik De Castro, Reuters. MANILA - (UPDATE 2) Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said on Monday he would not lift a ban on open-pit mining ...and more »

Open-pit mining ban stays for now - BusinessWorld Online Edition

THE GOVERNMENT's Environment chief said on Monday he would not lift a ban on open-pit mining imposed in April by his controversial predecessor, as an inter-agency mining council reviews how miners are taxed. Uncertainty persists for the country's ...and more »

Open pit mining ban stays — DENR - Manila Bulletin

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has remained firm not to lift a ban on prospective open pit mines to ensure that the environment will not suffer from further degradation. Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu ...and more »

Philippines' environment minister refuses to lift ban on open-pit mining - The Indian Express

The Philippines' environment minister Roy Cimatu said on Monday he would not lift a ban on open-pit mining imposed in April in an anti-pollution crackdown, as an inter-agency mining council reviews how miners are taxed in the Philippines. 0. Shares ...and more »

DENR taps VACC to 'spy' on corrupt execs, employees - Business Mirror

In Photo: Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu (left); and Dante Jimenez, founding chairman and president of Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), show the memorandum of agreement formalizing their partnership in combating corruption and ...and more »

DENR, VACC sign pact vs corruption - The Manila Times

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) have agreed on Monday to work together in getting rid of unscrupulous officials and personnel of the agency. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu and ...and more »

DENR calls for ASEAN's environmental cooperation - Philippine Canadian Inquirer

Environmental Secretary Roy Cimatu is encouraging the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to strengthen the cooperation among its 10 members in protecting the environment. (PNA photo). BAGUIO CITY, July 31 — Environmental Secretary Roy ...and more »