Medialdea stops add'l mine trust fund - Manila Bulletin

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea had asked Environment Secretary Regina Paz Lopez to stop requiring suspended mining companies to have an additional trust fund of P2 million per hectare before they could be allowed to export their stockpiles.

Mine review proceeds amid Cabinet row - BusinessWorld Online Edition

THE NEW review of mining projects nationwide can now proceed unhindered as Environment Secretary Regina Paz L. Lopez yesterday signaled qualified support, even as she bared a spat over the issue with a fellow Cabinet member. DENR Secretary ...

Duterte: I agree with Lopez on 'mine-free' Philippines - ABS-CBN News

Lopez has been criticized by the mining sector for ordering the closure of several mines and suspending mineral sharing agreements. Duterte, however, has not changed his mind about Lopez. He said, he was initially hesitant about this proposal, considering ...

Medialdea: Order vs Lopez meant to prevent environment damage - Rappler

DEFENDING 'STAY ORDER.' Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea (left) attends the 'Dutertenomics' forum with other Cabinet officials, including Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Malacañang file photo. MANILA, Philippines – Executive Secretary ...

Lopez questions reversal of trust fund requirement for mining firms - Philippine Star

Lopez said Medialdea has overturned her order requiring mining firms to put up a trust fund before they can export ore stockpiles. Malacañang Photo Bureau/King Rodriguez, file. MANILA, Philippines — Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is clashing with ...

Lopez hits Medialdea for 'counteracting' order on mine stockpile - Rappler

'He's going against the very spirit of the Duterte administration, which is to help the poor. So I'm not really happy about this at all,' says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez of the actions of the senior Palace official ...

Chamber of Mines: Lopez reappointment as DENR chief 'unfortunate' - Philippine Star

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines said Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is painting the mining industry as an "environmental rapist." King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo, File. MANILA, Philippines — The country's mining industry finds the ...