Republic of the Philippines
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Visayas Avenue-Diliman, Quezon City
DENR SPECIAL ORDER
Subject: Temporary revocation of Environmental Compliance Certificate No. ECC-CO-0904-007-2721 dated October 14, 2009
Date: November 27, 2009
In the interest of the service and in view of the seriousness of the allegations attendant to ECC-CO-0904-007-2721 dated October 14, 2009 issued by the Department in favor of Intex Resources for the Nickel Mining Project in the Provinces of Oriental and Occidental Mindoro, the ECC is hereby temporarily revoked pending completion of a thorough and impartial investigation that will validate all the allegations.
An Investigation Team is also hereby created to be composed of independent experts chosen by the Provincial Governments of Oriental and Occidental Mindoro and the DENR. The investigation team shall also include representatives from Civil Society organizations and indigenous people’s federation based in Oriental and Occidental Mindoro.
The Investigation Team shall submit its report and conclusion to the undersigned fifteen (15) days after the completion of the assigned task. The report and conclusion of the Investigation Team shall be the basis in resolving the issues surrounding the ECC.
This Order takes effect immediately
JOSE L. ATIENZA JR.