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Philippine review team advises suspension of some mine ops: sources

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 05:50

Ms Lopez had ordered 23 mines shut, saying many were operating in watersheds. The decision angered the country's mining industry.


A TEAM that reviewed an audit of Philippine mines recommended suspension of operations and payment of fines for environmental violations, rather than the closure of 23 mines ordered by the minister overseeing the process, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

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