One of the country’s cleanest, Pangi River is under threat from mining and logging activities in its headwaters.
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Philex’s Operations Illegal, Gov’t Lawyer Says
BY ACE ALEGRE Contributed to Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 29, August 26-September 1, 2007 TUBA, Benguet – Philex’s open-pit mines in a 98-hectare gold-rich area in Barangay (village) Camp 3 here are being operated illegally, a government lawyer has disclosed. Although the gold and copper mining firm obtained a special mines permit earlier this year…