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Mindoro residents to push hunger strike vs mining [Philippines]

Author: Ma. Ceres P. Doyo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Published on: 19 November 2009

Mindoro residents have decided not to lift their hunger strike even after the Department of Environment and Nature Resources…suspended for 90 days the controversial environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for large-scale mining in a watershed and ancestral domain area…[T]he protestors did not consider the ECC suspension as a complete triumph…[M}any of the hunger strikers remained in front of DENR offices to demand a complete withdrawal of the ECC…Intex must prove the social acceptability of the mining project, [Mindoro] Governor Panaligan [said]…

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