Philippines to suspend over 10 more mines in crackdown
MANILA: The Philippines will suspend more than 10 additional mines in an ongoing environmental crackdown on the sector but the announcement of who will be shut has been moved to next Monday, the minister in charge of mining said yesterday.
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Regina Lopez said more than 10 mines will “definitely” be suspended “because of the many violations.”
Identities of those to be suspended will be announced on Sept 26, she said. – Reuters