- James Thomas Veloso
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THE rape is over.
For the longest time, our mountains, forests and other natural resources have been abused by giant mostly foreign-owned mining firms, causing untold destruction and death in their areas of operation all over the country.
Certainly, something must be done to correct this horrible situation and it is good that the government specifically Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is taking these abusive mining firms by the horn.
Marcopper and Other Mining Disasters
In 1996, 1.6 million cubic meters of toxic mine tailings from the Marcopper Mining Corporation spilled into the Boac River in Marinduque after a…