Environment groups tell SMC to stop Cotabato coal mining [Philippines]

Author: GMA News [Philippines], Published on: 25 July 2010

San Miguel Corp... should rethink its plan to penetrate the coal-mining business, non-government organizations said over the weekend.”... San Miguel announced it will build a 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant in General Santos City in South Cotabato. Members of the T'boli tribe...have already asked President...Aquino...to address...the threat to their ancestral domain..."Our remaining ancestral land is our life, the source of our food and the only inheritance we could leave our children. We don't want to be displaced to give way to coal mining companies," [T'boli leader Datu Victor Danyan] said...

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Related companies: San Miguel Corporation