Press Statements

PRESS RELEASE

02 February 2017

 

Green group calls for immediate enforcement of suspension, closure orders on 26 large-scale mines

 

Environmental activist group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) praised the breaking announcement of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez ordering the closure of 21 large-scale mining operations and the suspension of an additional five more mines.

 

PRESS RELEASE

19 October 2016

 

‘Bloody Wednesday’ at US embassy condemned as national minorities protesting militarization, plunder violently dispersed

 

PRESS RELEASE

15 October 2016

 

Filipinos hail El Salvador’s victory against OceanaGold harassment suit in World Bank tribunal

 

Filipino environmental advocates hailed the recent ruling by a controversial investor-state dispute tribunal of the World Bank that rejected a US$301-million lawsuit filed by Canadian-Australian big mining firm OceanaGold against the El Salvadoran government after its reapplication for a mining permit was denied back in 2007.

 

PRESS RELEASE

13 October 2016

 

Duterte urged to look into spate of extradjudical killings against environmental activists

 

Environmental activist group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) raised alarm over the series of extrajudicial killings of environmental advocates under the Duterte administration, urging the president to take decisive action on the ‘under the radar’ attacks against communities opposing ecologically destructive projects.

 

PRESS RELEASE

04 October 2016

 

US-PH war games a legally-immune risk to ecosystems – Kalikasan

 

Environmental activist group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) urged President Rodrigo Duterte to follow through with declaration that the US-PH military exercise that will commence today on October 4 will be the last military exercise jointly held by the two nations in Philippine territory.

 

PRESS RELEASE

09 September 2016

 

Green groups want Calaca Coal-Fired Power Plant to be first to go in DENR’s proposed audit

 

Together with various environmental groups, communities in Batangas province hosting the country’s oldest coal-fired power plant want the power project to be first in line for the promised audit of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)—and they want a moratorium on its proposed 1,200-megawatt expansion plan in the process.

 

PRESS RELEASE

08 September 2016

 

Despite maneuvers of power company, investigative mission uncovers hazards and impacts of Calaca coal power plant

 

PRESS RELEASE

26 August 2016

 

Six-month timeline for comprehensive socio-economic reform agreement in GRP-NDFP peace talks hailed by green group

 

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