DENR rejects Philex appeal on P1-billion fine
Government has rejected Philex Mining's appeal to scrap a P1 billion fine for the leakage that started in August at its main mine in Benguet. Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said Philex cannot resume mining operations until a clean-up is completed, and cannot offset clean up costs against the fine.
Mines and Geosciences Bureau director Leo Jasareno talks to ANC's Coco Alcuaz. ANC News Now, November 22, 2012