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The Mines and Geosiences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) has recently issued four (4) Industrial Sand and Gravel Permits (ISGP) from August to October 2020 to Mr. Rogelio F. Villahermosa, Ms. Zelda V. Ogario, Ms. Ma. Sheryl A. Azores and Ms. Hannah Marie O. Lanoy.

The ISGP of Mr. Villahermosa and Ms. Ogario were both issued on August 13, 2020 covering an area of 6.0 and 7.0981 hectares, respectively, located along Salog River, Brgys. Lamak and Liberty, Hilongos, Leyte.

The ISGP of Ms. Azores was issued on September 24, 2020 covering an area of 12.7642 hectares located along Agong-ongan River, Brgy. Uguiao, Jaro, Leyte.

The ISGP of Ms. Lanoy was issued on October 14, 2020 covering an area of 16.8477 hectares located along Layog River, Brgy. Himamara, Mahaplag, Leyte.

The ISGP has a validity period of five (5) years and it authorizes the permit holder to extract and dispose sand and gravel and other unconsolidated materials from the permit area. However, they are required to install a processing plant or enter into an operating agreement with an owner of existing processing plant within six (6) months upon the issuance of the permit pursuant to Section 72.b of DAO-2010-21 and Section 36 of Mines Administrative Order No. MRD-27, Series of 1980.