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3 foreign firms sued for illegal mines

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UNABATED illegal mining continues in the interior part of Iponan River in Cagayan de Oro City, giving its water a murky orange look. Firms owned by Chinese and Koreans have been tagged responsible for the environmental destruction. RICHEL V. UMEL/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Four companies issued quarry permits by the city government to extract sand and gravel in the hinterland Iponan River were actually mining for gold, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB).

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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