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Aquino Resign: Isang Sangandaan

KALIBUTAN By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Bulatlat.com First of two parts Second Part: Pangibabawan ang Agam-agam: Makakalikasan, mangahas makibaka! Nang lumabas ang panawagan na mag-resign si Aquino pagkatapos ng masaklap na pangyayari sa Mamasapano, isa ang Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment sa sumama at nagtambol ng makasaysayang hamong ito. Noong ika-3 ng Marso, sa ika-20 anibersaryo ng subok na anti-mamamayan at anti-kalikasan patakarang Mining Act of 1995, malakas na isinigaw ng Kalikasan PNE, sampu ng mga kapwa kasapi nito sa Defend Patrimony Alliance, ang “Mandarambong na pangulo, mapangwasak na patakaran—Mining Act…

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Mining Act of 1995: Dalawang Dekada ng Disaster * Latest Posts Columns Commentary Environment Kalibutan 

Mining Act of 1995: Dalawang Dekada ng Disaster

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Masasabi bang ‘luntian’ na polisiya ang Mining Act of 1995? Alinsunod sa batas na ito, ang mga transnasyunal na korporasyon o TNC ng pagmimina ay naglalaan ng pondo para gamitin sa mga teknikal na pagsasaliksik at mga proyektong pang-corporate social responsibility. Tinatagubilin rin ng batas na sumunod ang mga korporasyon sa mga regulasyong pangkapaligiran tulad sa tubig, hangin, lupa, at iba pa. Nasusunod ba ito? O nagsisilbing pantakip o palamuti lang sa madumi at mapanirang katangian ng industriya? Sa oryentasyon pa lang ng Mining Act, malinaw…

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‘19 years of Mining Act enriched mining TNCS, but endangered the people’ * Latest Posts Environment Top Stories 

‘19 years of Mining Act enriched mining TNCS, but endangered the people’

The 19th anniversary of the passage of RA 7942 or Mining Act of 1995 was “greeted” with nationally-coordinated protest actions across the Philippines. The day was dubbed as Green Flag Day, and protesters launched their call for the revocation of Pres. Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s mining liberalization policies and projects.

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Mining giants to pass on impact of mining crisis to people? * Latest Posts Economy Environment Special Reports Top Stories 

Mining giants to pass on impact of mining crisis to people?

These large foreign-controlled mining firms, in hopes of surviving the mining crisis, would intensify land grabbing of mineral-rich areas and extraction of mineral wealth. At the same time, it would cut production expenses. – Kalikasan PNE

See also: Philippine mining situation at a glance

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On its 18th year, Philippine Mining Act still reviled as a killing behemoth * Latest Posts Economy Environment Indigenous Peoples Top Stories 

On its 18th year, Philippine Mining Act still reviled as a killing behemoth

By MARYA SALAMAT
“Corruption, violence, human rights violations, chilling disasters one after another –these are what Filipinos have suffered as a result of implementing the Mining Act of 1995.” – Bayan Muna Party Rep. Neri Colmenares
Read also: Mining Act + Aquino’s mining EO = poison, plunder and disaster

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Mining Act + Aquino’s mining EO = poison, plunder and disaster * Latest Posts Economy Environment Indigenous Peoples Other Stories 

Mining Act + Aquino’s mining EO = poison, plunder and disaster

Main Story: On its 18th year, Philippine Mining Act still reviled as a killing behemoth By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – If all the hoopla surrounding the promises of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III were to be measured today by his stance on mining policy alone, it would be in tatters by now, based on the revelations of various groups studying the impact of large-scale mining to Filipinos and the environment. “Halfway into his term as President, Aquino is fully stripped of his charade on mining. Destructive and plunderous mines…

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