[From the web] Legarda Warns LGUs to be More Circumspect About Permitting Gold Mining Operations- www.senate.gov.ph

Legarda Warns LGUs to be More Circumspect About Permitting Gold Mining Operations The chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and Committee on Cultural Communities Senator Loren Legarda today warned environment officials and local government units (LGUs) to be more circumspect about permitting gold mining operations, amid reports of locals rushing to abandoned mines…