Mine firm responds to environment office fine

PHILEX Mining Corporation is standing its ground.

The mining firm submitted its official reply to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) last October 10, maintaining the company is not liable to pay over P1 billion in fines and penalties.

Last month, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) slapped the company with a P1,034,358,971 fine. (MORE)