Apr. 25, 2017: DENR chief to visit 2 former mining sites in Negros
ENVIRONMENT Secretary Regina Paz “Gina” Lopez is arriving in Negros Island on Tuesday, April 25, to inspect two former mining sites. Director Al Orolfo, of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Negros Island Region, confirmed this Saturday during the Earth Day program at Robinsons Place Bacolod.
He said Lopez will visit the mining sites in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental and in Basay, Negros Oriental.
“Her visit is a way to ensure that rehabilitation is being made in these former mining sites,” he said.