Former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is not in authorities however is thrilled to see President Duterte sharing the identical ardour towards irresponsible mining operations.
The President not too long ago issued a stern warning to mining firms concerned in irresponsible operations, saying he would make them pay for his or her offenses.
Duterte’s newest pronouncement introduced pleasure to former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez who earlier pushed for the closure and suspension of a number of mining operations for violating the nation’s environmental legal guidelines.
“YES!!! This is the man I agreed to work with… His love for the poor is genuine and he is gutsy… Sir, you go for it!!! We are with you 100% of the way… Go for it!!!” Lopez wrote on Facebook.
Lopez shared on Facebook a CNN video clip of the President’s speech denouncing the destruction of the atmosphere by some mining firms within the nation and telling them to offer compensation to the affected communities. Duterte even gave a shoutout to Lopez for uncovering the mining disasters within the nation.
“If you watch this video… You’ll be able to feel it’s not plastic… And what I know about him is if he wants to do it… He’s really going to do it,” the previous DENR secretary stated.