Atm lies of the mining industry December 2010

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Atm lies of the mining industry December 2010

  1. 1. + The Lies of the Mining Industry ALYANSA TIGIL MINA
  2. 2. + Missed economic growth targets 1 GOVERNMENT TARGETS ACTUAL OUTPUT AS OF EARLY 2010 -- 18-23 Large scale mining > 9 mining priority projects projects developed already in operation -- $5-7 billion in foreign exchange > Php 2.6 billion total paid-up generated investment in mining -- $5-7 billion in excise taxes are > $2.1 billion taxes and royalties collected (2004-2009) -- 239,000 in indirect and direct > 13,642 jobs created in mining employment generated --$4-6 billion worth of investments > $1.616 billion worth of investments as of 2008
  3. 3. + Un-sustainable development 2   Theguiding principles for sustainable development are economic development, environmental protection and social equity.   Inover four decades of large-scale mining operations, the industry has failed miserably in living by any of the principles of sustainable development.
  4. 4. + Un-sustainable development 2   Lack of land to till and farm   Unsafe drinking water   Displaced indigenous communities   Social disorder   UNENDING LIST OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS!
  5. 5. + Un-resolved mining issues 3 TARGET: Resolve the issues involving mining accidents in abandoned and idle mine areas GOVERNMENT TARGETS ACTUAL OUTPUT AS OF EARLY 2010 -- Marcopper mines tailings spill  No updated public document fully addressed on the Marcopper mines tailings spill but the communities affected testified that the government and the mining companies not yet fully address the problems.
  6. 6. + Un-resolved mining issues 3GOVERNMENT TARGETS ACTUAL OUTPUT AS OF EARLY 2010-- Final Mabatas Tailings dam > No public information orcovering some 38 hectares document on the status of theconstructed in 2010 Mabatas Tailings Dam.-- Assessment of 7 abandoned > One abandoned/ inactive minemines conducted and stop-gap on going rehabilitation.measures/rehabilitation of 3abandoned mines implemented
  7. 7. + And we continue to fight the system!ALYANSA TIGIL MINA
  8. 8. + ALYANSA TIGIL MINA MEMBERSHIP 11.11.11, Alliance of Concerned Residents of Aroroy (ACRA), Action for Economic Reform (AER), Akbayan Citizen’s Action Party (AKBAYAN), Alliance of Buguey for Community Development Advocates (ALBUCODA), Ancestral Lands and Domain Watch (ALDAW) – Palawan, Alternative Law Groups (ALG), Alyansa Laban sa Mina sa Mindoro (ALAMIN), Apo Manglang Glupa Pusaka (AMGP) - Zamboanga del Norte, Archdiocese of Tuguegarao Social Action Center (SAC-Tuguegarao), Baywatch Foundation - Surigao del Sur, Bicol Alliance Against Mining (BAAM), Broederlijk Delen, Cagayan Valley Partners in Peoples Development (CAVAPPED), CarCanMadCarLan Baywatch Foundation Inc. (CBFI), CARE-Phils., Carrascalanon Hiniusang Aksiyon Alang sa Yutang Gilauman (CAHAYAG), Central Luzon Center for Emergency and Rehabilitation (CONCERN), Christian Aid, Civil Society Council for Sustainable Development (CSCSD), Coastal Community Resources and Livelihood Inc., Cordillera Network of Development (CORDNET),
  9. 9. + ALYANSA TIGIL MINA MEMBERSHIP Didipio Earth Saver’s Multi-Purpose Association (DESAMA), Diocesan Social Action Center of the Diocese of Bayombong (DSAC-Bayombong), Diocese of Masbate Social Action Foundation Inc. (SAC-Masbate/ DIMASAFI), Diocese of Tandag Social Action Center (SAC-Tandag), DIOPIM Committee On Mining Issues (DCMI), Earth Savers Movement (ESM), Ecological Society of the Philippines (ESP), El Pescador, Environmental Broadcast Circle (EBC), Environmental Legal Assistance Center (ELAC), Foundation for the Care of Creation, Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE), Gabaldon Reform Movement (GRM), GOMBURZA, Green Convergence for Safe Food, Healthy Environment and Sustainable Economy, HARIBON Foundation, Homonhon Environment Resources Organization (HERO), Huk Vets Foundation, I-Care Bagamanoc Movement, Institute of Sisters of Mercy, Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission-Association of the Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (JPICC-AMRSP), KAISAHAN, KAISAMPALAD Inc.,
  10. 10. + ALYANSA TIGIL MINA MEMBERSHIP Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Samahan ng Pilipinas (KASAPI), Kapulungan Para sa Lupaing Ninuno (KPLN) – Mindoro, Kasibu Inter- Tribal Response Towards Ecological Development (KIRED), KONTRA- MINA UST, Legal Rights and Natural Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan/Friends of the Earth Philippines (LRC-KSK / FoE Phils.), Lingkot Tao Kalikasan (LTK), Malabing Valley Multipurpose Cooperative (MVMC), Mangyan Mission (MM), Maporac Aeta Organization (MAO), Marinduque Council for Environmental Concerns (MACEC), Mining Watch Canada, Miriam College – PEACE, Miriam College Environmental Studies Institute (Miriam-ESI), Nagkakaisang Tribu sa Palawan (NATRIPAL), Palawan NGO Network, Inc, (PNNI), Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA), Partido Kalikasan Institute (PKI), Peoples Recovery, Empowerment Development Assistance Foundation (PREDA FOUNDATION), Philippine Association for Inter-Cultural Development (PAFID),
  11. 11. + ALYANSA TIGIL MINA MEMBERSHIP Philippine Federation for Environmental Concerns (PFEC), Philippine Human Rights Information Center (Philrights), Philippine Indigenous Peoples Links (PIPLINKS), Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI), Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA), Runruno Landowners Association (RULANAS), SALAKNIB - Nueva Vizcaya, Save Rapu-Rapu Alliance, Save Sierra Madre Network (SSMN), Sibuyanons Against Mining/Sibuyan Island Sentinels League for Environment Inc. (SAM/Sibuyan ISLE), Social Action Center- Catanduanes, Social Action Center-Marbel (South Cotabato), Social Action Ministry - Ipil (SAM-Ipil), Tanggol Kalikasan (TK), Task Force Aroroy, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), Task Force Nueva Vizcaya Peoples Organizations (TF-NVPO), TEBTEBBA Foundation, Upland NGO Assistance Center (UNAC), Womens Education, Development, Productivity and Research Organization, Inc. (WEDPRO), Working Group on Mining in the Philippines (WGMP-London), Xaverian Missionaries, Yakan Integrated Rural Development Foundation Inc. (YIRDFI), Youth for Sustainable Development Assembly (YSDA)

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