Lopez: Open-pit mining is “madness”

THE INCOMING secretary in charge of the environment has described as “madness” the use of open pits to extract minerals, stating to consider the method in the resource-rich country has detrimental effects on the environment.  This stand of Regina Paz L. Lopez, an environmentalist who on Tuesday accepted President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte’s offer to head the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, could set her on a collision course with the industry.  Read more here.

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