Environmental groups maintain opposition despite the government’s active promotion of the Tampakan mining project.
The groups headed by Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) and Defend Patrimony! Alliance said that among the bases for opposing the project is the high environmental and socio-economic risks that the project poses to the surrounding communities, compounded by the fact that the mine site is traversed by a fault line.
Read more at http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=10472.