Environment chief Cimatu to ‘inhibit’ from council vote on open-pit mining

ENVIRONMENT and Natural Resources Secretary Roy A. Cimatu yesterday said he will not interfere with the decision that will be reached by the interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) on banning open-pit mines in country.

Last updated on 26 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Energy production and mining