MGB suspends nickel-mining company over silt spill in Palawan town (Business Mirror, Jonathan Mayuga, 12 June 2014)

MGB suspends nickel-mining company over silt spill in Palawan town By, Business Mirror, Jonathan L. Mayuga, 12 June 2014 THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has suspended the operation of Citinickel Mines and Development Corp. (CMDC) following a silt spill … Continue reading

Statement of Support to the 16th August 2013 Inter-Agency Meeting on Palm Oil

Calling for a moratorium on palm oil plantation expansion in ancestral domains, forest areas, agricultural lands Alyansa Tigil Mina, a coalition of more than 100 orgs that is challenging the current policy regime on mining in the country, supports this … Continue reading

Update on the FPIC Process at Brooke’s Point, Palawan:

Two FPIC processes have been attempted so far by the Lebach Mining Corporation (LMC) in Brooke’s Point, Palawan. The first community assembly for the FPIC process took place on August 6-11, 2012. The second community assembly meeting took place on … Continue reading

Candlelight Vigil: Remembering the Mining Act of 1995

PUERTO PRINCESA – March 10, 2013 marked the 18-year anniversary of the passage of the national Mining Act, or RA 7942, enacted on March 4, 1995. Anti-mining activists, support groups, and allies rallied together and held separate site actions across … Continue reading

Petition: Residents of Brgy. Panacan may face serious health and environmental risks because of the proposed coal plant. Tell the Narra Municipal and Palawan Provincial Councils to reject the project!

Residents of Brgy. Panacan may face serious health and environmental risks because of the proposed coal plant. Tell the Narra Municipal and Palawan Provincial Councils to reject the project. The beautiful coastal towns of Narra, Palawan may be at risk … Continue reading

Pagkasira ng kalikasan at komunidad dahil sa pagmimina; Ganun na lang ba ‘yun?

by SOS – Yamang Bayan Network Sa unang taon ng anibersaryo ng SOS-Yamang Bayan Network, at sa panahon ng Rio+20 na may temang “Green Economy: Does it include you?”, kami ay ay nakiki-isa sa pagdiriwang ng World Environment Day 2012. … Continue reading

NCIP halts mine consent process in Palawan tribe

Neglect of PNoy’s orders obvious Palawan, Philippines – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) stopped last week a local mining company from illegally conducting activities in Brooke’s Point municipality, this province.  Lebach Mining and Develoment Corp. (LMDC) was prevented … Continue reading