Fuming Gina Lopez Shares What Ipilan Mining Did Two Days After Her Rejection, Disgusting!!!

Former Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez rants on social media after learning what Ipilan Mining did two days after the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected her confirmation.
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Kindly read Lopez' statement posted on her official Facebook page.

Two days after my rejection, Ipilan Mining in Brookes Point - WITHOUT A PERMIT, WITHOUT PROTECTED AREA CLEARANCE - went on a massacre - cutting down THOUSANDS of century old trees, affecting 3 thousand hectares of agriculture land, 30 thousand people, 5 barangays - they BARRED THE MAYOR from entering. Disgusting!!!! So you cut century old tres to mine - then what kind of rehabilitation will you do - with another hundred years? DISGUSTING!!!!
And it is here that the Mayor wanted to put up an eco park because of all the trees - and because one can DRINK the water from the river. I went there myself. IT IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!! Brookes Point has 11% growth - and no mining. Bataraza has two mining companies and below 0% growth. El Nido has 49% growth. So when Dominguez says mining is good for the economy, THE NUMBERS DONT SHOW IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's why I tell Sec. Dominguez - who says we can have extractive industries and environmentalism at the same time - NOT THIS KIND OF EXTRACTIVE!!!!!!! That doesn't follow rules, that feel nothing about cutting trees that people rely on because they sustain the watershed. And so for investors that want to do this, GO AWAY AND STAY AWAY!!!!!!
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As of writing, Lopez' Facebook post generated more than 17,300 shares and 24,000 different reactions from the netizens.