- Written by Tribune
- Wednesday, 27 June 2012
Digos Bishop Guillermo Afable urged Aquino to study the issue carefully before implementing the government’s new mining policy and seriously consider its effects to the communities and the environment.
“At the end of the day, for better and for worse, the local people will face the effects (of mining) and not those in Manila,” Afable said.
Aquino is set to sign on a new mining executive order with which Malacañang hopes to strike a balance between conflicting interests between the mining industry and environment..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune