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Dialogue between MGB RO-8 and some CSOs regarding operations of SBDMC/MIPC in MAcArthur, Leyte

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RO8 through its Regional Director, Leo Van Juguan addressed the issues and concerns brought by some Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) pertaining to the operations of Strongbuilt Mining Development Corp./MacArthur Iron Projects Corp. in MacArthur, Leyte, through a short dialogue on December 7, 2020.

The groups composed of about 20-30 persons consisted of Sanlakas represented by Atty. Aaron Pedrosa, St. Isidore Parish, MacArthur, Leyte  represented by Fr. Amadeo Alvero, and Save MacArthur, Leyte Movement (SAMACAMO) represented by Brenie Morcilla. It also included representation from Freedom from Debt Coalition-Eastern Visayas.