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Duterte Environment Chief Decries Mining’s ‘Pathetic’ Record

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  • Philippine mining shares slump after Lopez accepts post
  • Lopez says mining harms environment and puts farmers at risk

The Philippines will have an anti-mining crusader running the environment department, after Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s choice accepted the post this week. Shares of resources companies plunged a second day.

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