Green, Mindanao, News

Review of coal plant permits gets support from Greenpeace

11 Aug , 2016  

The call of Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez’s to review all permits and operations of coal-fired power plants in the country gets a loud support from the environmental advocacy group Greenpeace Philippines. The organization’s energy campaigner Reuben Muni also challenged DENR to take the initiative further by putting on hold all […]

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Duterte defends DENR Secretary Gina Lopez, belittles income from mining

2 Aug , 2016  

This is the segment of the interview with the press in Malacanang of President Rodrigo Duterte on mining. The transcript of that “conversation” follows below: Second is mining, huwag ninyong anuhin si Gina Lopez by publicity. Hindi siya marunong…She is not an incompetent, she is a bright lady. And she is simply a crusader. Kayong […]