Black Sand Mining Unabated, Watchdog Says

Black Sand Mining Unabated, Watchdog Says

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Black sand mining in Ilocos Sur continues to thrive despite an order from higher police and environmental authorities for a more aggressive campaign against the illegal activity, the Ilocos Sur Collective Action for the Preservation of the Environment (ISCAPE) said.

Melchor Ines of ISCAPE said the Philippine National Police, Coast Guard, and other concerned government agencies seem to turn a blind eye and a deaf ear to the continued black sand mining in the province…

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Black Sand Mining Unabated, Watchdog Says, Philippines Portal
…The sand mining company from Taiwan apparently enjoys the protection of authorities as the illegal activity persists in Ilocos province. The mining company used to operate on the shorelines of Barangay Caparacadao in Caoayan town, and Barangay San Sebastian in San Vicente town but has now moved to Santo Domingo town after depleting…

Ilocos Sur is Helpless Against Illegal Black Sand Mining, Philippines, GMA Network

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