lifting of mining moratorium urged

Duterte lifts moratorium on mineral agreements

2021-4-16 · Duterte lifts moratorium on mineral agreements. President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order lifting the nine-year moratorium on mineral agreements to spur economic growth, and to support projects and programs of the government. Duterte signed EO No. 130 on April 14, amending Section 4 of EO No. 79, series of 2012 that prohibits the ...

Lifting of mining ban hit; group warns of Chinese plunder ...

2021-4-15 · Lifting of mining ban hit; group warns of Chinese plunder of minerals April 15, 2021 pamalakayaweb News Release Manila, Philippines – "Duterte''s lifting of moratorium on mining spells certain doom to the environment and the livelihood it provides to marginalized sector.

Lifting of 9-year moratorium on new mining deals hailed ...

2021-4-15 · After nearly a decade, the government might finally see an increase in the revenue contribution of the mining sector following President Rodrigo Duterte''s decision to lift the moratorium on new mining projects. In a statement on Thursday, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines said a "major roadblock" to the potential of the mining …

Roxas: Mining harms Capiz

2016-12-9 · He wrote all mayors in the province saying he was against the lifting of the moratorium. (The provincial ordinance lifting the moratorium was passed just days after the May election.) Del Rosario also urged the local governments to pass ordinances imposing a 50-year mining moratorium …

Philippine church leaders, environmentalists against ...

Lifting mining moratorium ''short-sighted,'' says South Cotabato bishop Bong S. Sarmiento ... Last month, the local government of Tampakan urged the provincial legislature to lift the ban on open-pit mining. More flash floods, more deaths Emma Hotchkiss, president of the CanCarMadCarLan Baywatch Foundation, Inc, in Surigao del Sur ...

Bishop blames lifting of Philippine mining ban on polls ...

2021-5-17 · Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte''s decision to lift a moratorium on mining last month is directly linked to the national elections in 2022, according to a leading churchman. Duterte lifted the nine-year moratorium on new mining agreements in mid …

Caritas Philippines urges Duterte to reconsider the ...

2021-4-16 · Caritas Philippines has urged President Duterte to reconsider the lifting of the mining moratorium.

EO 130 lifting moratorium on mining ''disconcerting'': envi ...

EO 130 lifting moratorium on mining ''disconcerting'': envi group Statement of the SOS Yamang Bayan Network on the Issuance of E.O. 130 Months after the pandemic struck, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said the government would pursue mining as …

Big miners seek moratorium lifting – Manila Bulletin

2020-9-7 · To aid recovery (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) It''s going to be a long shot, but some of the country''s biggest mining companies had sought President Rodrigo Duterte''s approval for certain policy changes in the mining sector, including the lifting of moratorium on new mining projects as well as the ban on open-pit mine stressing this should help the domestic economy recover faster.

Palace: Lifting of open-pit mining ban under study

2021-6-17 · The lifting of the four-year ban on open-pit mining is being studied by the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR), Malacañang said …

Caritas PH Condemns Duterte for Lifting the Mining Ban ...

2021-4-20 · Church groups join calls for a stop to destructive mining, especially in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao. (Photo from UCA News) Caritas Philippines criticized the government on Friday for lifting a moratorium on new mining …

Moratorium on new mining rights lifted MyZA

2011-4-18 · Pretoria – Mineral and Resources Minister Susan Shabangu today announced the lifting of the moratorium on new mining rights applications. The minister imposed the moratorium at the beginning of September last year to allow the department to conduct a full audit of all mining and prospecting licences granted since 2004.

Caritas Philippines urges Duterte to reconsider the ...

2021-4-16 · Caritas Philippines has urged President Duterte to reconsider the lifting of the mining moratorium. "The Catholic Church, through Caritas Philippines, the Eco-Convergence and the CBCP National Laudato Si Program strongly enjoin President Duterte to reconsider the lifting of the mining moratorium," Kidapawan Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo, Caritas Philippines national director said, in a …

Moratorium on mining projects lifted

2021-4-15 · Anti-mining group Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) said in a statement Thursday that the decision to lift the moratorium on mineral agreement is treachery against future Filipino generations. "Lifting the mining moratorium exposes Mr. Duterte''s support for mining projects that will impact our water, food supply, forest, biodiversity, indigenous ...

Lifting mining moratorium ''short-sighted,'' says South ...

2021-4-22 · Lifting mining moratorium ''short-sighted,'' says South Cotabato bishop By: Bong S. Sarmiento - @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Mindanao / 09:19 PM April 22, 2021

PRRD hit for lifting mining moratorium | front

2021-4-19 · Pro-mining groups have sought the lifting of the ban on open-pit mining, the method the company said is the most viable way to extract the massive deposits because they are just near the surface of the earth. SMI also asserted that the open-pit mining method does not contravene Republic Act 7942 or the Philippine Mining …

Government asked to recall order lifting a moratorium on ...

2021-4-16 · The Environmental Legal Assistance Center (ELAC) has urged President Rodrigo Duterte to recall its order lifting the moratorium on new mining projects, citing its negative overall impact on the environment. The new EO, among others, increases the excise tax from 2% to 4% as contained in Republic Act (RA) 10963 or the "TRAIN law" which is ...

Gov''t urged to lift suspension on new mining deals ...

2020-12-3 · The head of the country''s biggest mining group on Wednesday called on the government to lift the suspension on new mineral agreements and the use of open pits in mining …

Moratorium on deep sea mining urged | PerthNow

2020-5-19 · A coalition of 80 NGOs are pushing for an international moratorium on deep sea mining after a scientific report warned of potential irreversible damage to Pacific island states including Kiribati ...

Philippine Church decries government lifting ban on mining ...

2021-4-21 · Duterte signed an Executive Order on April 14, lifting a 9-year moratorium on new mining deals imposed in 2012 by former President Benigno Aquino III, who called on government authorities to check and renegotiate contracts with mining firms in cases of environmental abuse.

Duterte lifts 9-year ban on new mining deals | Inquirer News

2021-4-16 · President Duterte lifted on Wednesday the nine-year moratorium on new mining agreements to boost government revenue, create more jobs and prop up the pandemic-battered economy.

Government asked to recall order lifting a moratorium on ...

2021-5-14 · Thu Lifting Of Mining Moratorium Urged. Apr 15 2021 april 15 2021 alyansa tigil mina atm is greatly shocked and deeply dismayed by the issuance of malacanang of executive order 130 lifting the moratorium on new mineral agreements this is a betrayal of the duterte administration against the legacy of former denr secretary gina lopez and treachery against the future generations of filipinos.

Diocese of Marbel bemoans Duterte''s lifting of mining ...

2021-4-16 · Fr. Jerome Millan, Social Action Center director of the Diocese of Marbel, expressed apprehensions that Duterte''s Executive Order 130 could pave the way for Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) to proceed with its mammoth $5.9 billion Tampakan project. " (The order of President Duterte to lift the moratorium on new mineral agreements) is a very ...

Gov''t lifts moratorium on new mining agreements

2021-4-15 · Government can now enter into new mineral mining agreements as long as the deals comply with local laws, according to a directive signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday.

"DENR studies possible lifting of ban on open-pit mining ...

2021-6-22 · The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is still studying the possible lifting of the ban on open-pit mining, Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that Executive Order No. 130, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on April 14, does not include a lifting of the ban on open-pit mining. EO 130, which lifts the nine-year moratorium on ...

Lifting of mining nine-year ban outrageous, group says

2021-4-16 · Greenpeace Philippines has lamented Friday the lifting of mining nine-year ban calling it "outrageous." "At a time when governments need to enable a green and just recovery for the people, the lifting of the moratorium on new mining agreements is outrageous," said Greenpeace Country Director Lea Guerrero in a statement.

Bayan Muna: Lifting of ban on mining projects to worsen ...

2021-4-15 · Duterte, on Wednesday, April 14, signed Executive Order No. 130 lifting the moratorium on new mineral agreements imposed by his former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III in 2012. He cited the "economic benefits" of the mining industry to the country and its supposed contribution to government projects such as the massive "Build ...

How lifting of mining ban will impact industry players ...

2021-4-26 · How lifting of mining ban will impact industry players. Last April 14, President Duterte signed Executive Order No. 130, lifting the moratorium on new mining agreements which former President ...

Scientists, fishers say new mining deals to cause more ...

2021-5-24 · MANILA — Environment defenders, including scientists and fishers, have debunked President Rodrigo Duterte''s justification for the lifting of the nine-year ban on new mining contracts. The Duterte administration has decided to end the moratorium on making new mining …

ATM reaction on the lifting of mining moratorium

2021-4-15 · April 15, 2021 Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) is greatly shocked and deeply dismayed by the issuance of Malacanang of Executive Order 130, lifting the moratorium on new mineral agreements. This is a betrayal of the Duterte administration against the legacy of former DENR Secretary Gina Lopez; and treachery against the future generations of Filipinos.

lifting of mining moratorium urged

Lifting of mining moratorium urged – OceanaGold … · Once a mining area has been declared, mining companies are required to pay a 5-percent royalty to the government, he said. But apart from the moratorium, Romualdez noted that the delay in projects caused by a concerted effort to stop the growth of mining …

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2021-2-26 · The statement was made by ABG Minister for Mining Hon. Rodney Osioko in parliament this week regarding the Manetai Limestone Project. Minister Osioko delivered his statement to parliament this week to seek the views of the House on the issue of the lifting of the Moratorium on the Manetai Limestone project.

Group appeals for lifting of ban on small-scale mining ...

2018-1-25 · The government placed a six-month ban on small-scale mining at the beginning of 2017 as part of measures to stop the devastating effect of illegal mining on the country''s land and water resources.

MICC urged to act on lifting mining ban | Philstar

2018-1-26 · MICC urged to act on lifting mining ban. Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) - January 26, 2018 - 12:00am ... which imposed a moratorium on new mining contracts. ...