It added that Seagate was allegedly able to obtain an Environmental Compliance Certificate from the Calabarzon regional office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB), 'but it was not able to obtain a mineral ore export permit
from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, or a dredging permit from the office of Batangas Gov.
Antiporda said the mineral ore export permit
was denied in February 2019, while the company had not yet applied for the two others.
The Mineral Ore Export Permit
application of Seagate was also denied last February,' Antiporda, also DENR undersecretary for local government units and solid waste management told the BusinessMirror.
(CMDC) lawyer Lorna Kapunan said mining laws did not require sucha bond but Lopez made it an additional requirement to secure a mineral ore export permit
The case arose from the Ombudsman's finding that in 2011, De Belen and Cacdac issued six ore transport permits and a mineral ore export permit
in favor of Lucila Valdez and Eduardo Mercado despite the lack of a valid and existing small scale mining permit from the provincial governor.-VINCE F.
2010-07 or previous guidelines before a mineral ore export permit
He said it also failed to secure a mineral ore export permit
He said there was nothing irregular in the grant of a gratuitous permit and mineral ore export permit
to Xypher because these permits were not technically granted to Xypher but issued to the Pangasinan Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Office.
Barbers said Pichay used his power and influence to pressure Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary Leo Jasareno at the sidelines of a budget hearing to extend the ore transport permit (OTP) and mineral ore export permit
(MOEP) of Claver mining firm.
A DENR-MGB letter signed by regional director Roland de Jesus stated that the cease and desist order on BNC's barge and loading operation in Berong, Quezon in Palawan and the suspension in the processing and issuance of mineral ore export permit
had been lifted as of March 23.
Xypher said MGB had favorably endorsed a mineral ore export permit
(MOEP) issued by the provincial government.
Espino was also charged after he issued a mineral ore export permit
to one of the contractors in December 2011, which cost the government "minerals in the conservative amount of P10.7 million" that were sent to China.