JV meets with anti-mining supporters

Supporters of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez led by Bishop Ramon Arguelles (2nd from left) together with members of Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) and the Global Catholic Movement-Philippines present Senator JV Ejercito documents gathered from different mining sites in the country showing the adverse effects of the mining industry. Lopez is set to be confirmed by the Commission on Appointments on March 1, 2017. (PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo)