Mineral Action Plan              ofExecutive Order No. 270 & 270-A                          270-
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 Full government support for responsible        mining that adheres to SD          i i th t dh     ...
BACKGROUNDE.O. NO. 270 – NATIONAL POLICY AGENDA ON REVITALIZING               MINING IN THE PHILIPPINESISSUED ON: 16 JANUA...
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270-A                    270-      Issued on April 20, 2004Expressly stipulates the protection ofright...
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270           GUIDING PRINCIPLES                  p1. Economic Principles• Recognition of the critical...
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270          GUIDING PRINCIPLES2. Environmental Principles • Use of efficient technologies   in the ex...
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270          GUIDING PRINCIPLES2. Environmental Principles• Multiple land use and  sustainable utiliza...
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270           GUIDING PRINCIPLES3. Social Dev’t Principles• Equitable sharing of economic  and social ...
IMPLEMENTING TASK     - DENR TO TAKE THE LEAD IN     FORMULATING MINERALS ACTION     PLANS FOR GUIDING PRINCIPLES,     WIT...
IMPLEMENTATION PLAN OF EO 270                           INTER-AGENCY TWGValue Adding         SSM           Ecological     ...
Tedious Permitting ProcessStreamlining of DENR-MGB Procedures                 DENR-Streamlining of NCIP procedures in theS...
Mineral Exploration & Investment PromotionFast-Fast-track completion of 1:50,000 QuadrangleGeologic MapIdentification and ...
Value-Adding and OptimizationSituational analysis of the current status oflocal mineral-based downstream industries      m...
Formalizing the Small-scale Mining SectorIdentify, Assess and Proclaim viable areas for small-                            ...
Efficient Technologies & Judicious Extraction Formulate R & D program to improve recoveries and enhance environmental prot...
Environmental Protection & Socio-Economic Enhancement of CommunitiesRationalization of the EIA process & standardsEncourag...
Social Equity from Mining OperationsPromote in-situ payment of applicable mining taxes          in-and feesSupport legisla...
Environmental ProtectionSituational analysis of the current status oflocal mineral-based downstream industries      minera...
Sustained Information & Education       and Transparency in GovernanceDevelop partnerships among industry, media and other...
POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF THE MAPCLEAR, STABLE & PREDICTABLE POLICIES Streamlined procedures for mining applications Stable fis...
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The Mineral Action Plan EO 270-A

  1. 1. Mineral Action Plan ofExecutive Order No. 270 & 270-A 270-
  2. 2. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 Full government support for responsible mining that adheres to SD i i th t dh tIssued on 16 January wamendments on 20 April200412 Guiding Principles –Co e ge ce po tsConvergence pointsamong all stakeholdersFormulation of MineralsF l i f Mi lAction Plan
  3. 3. BACKGROUNDE.O. NO. 270 – NATIONAL POLICY AGENDA ON REVITALIZING MINING IN THE PHILIPPINESISSUED ON: 16 JANUARY 2004PRECURSOR:• 9 – MONTH ENGAGEMENT PROCESS• 3 – REGIONAL WORKSHOPS (LUZON, VISAYAS, MINDANAO) – 297 PARTICIPANTS• 6 – LOCAL MINE VISITS & INTERNATIONAL MINE VISITS TO 3 COUNTRIES• NATIONAL MINING CONFERENCE (236 PARTICIPANTS) E.O. NO. 270 = POINTS OF CONVERGENCE
  4. 4. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270-A 270- Issued on April 20, 2004Expressly stipulates the protection ofrights of indigenous peoples g g p pCalls for streamlining of proceduresrelative to the grant of mining l ti t th t f i itenementsProvides for establishment of financialsurety for mine decommissioning &/orfinal remediation/rehabilitation
  5. 5. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 GUIDING PRINCIPLES p1. Economic Principles• Recognition of the critical role of i f investments in the minerals t t i th i l industry• Provision of clear, stable and predictable investment and regulatory policies• Value-adding of minerals and mineral products i l d t
  6. 6. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 GUIDING PRINCIPLES2. Environmental Principles • Use of efficient technologies in the extraction and utilization of minerals • Integration of environmental protection, mitigation and progressive rehabilitation in mining operations • Safeguarding the ecological integrity of areas affected by i i i l di bi di b mining including biodiversity and small-island it d ll i l d ecosystem
  7. 7. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 GUIDING PRINCIPLES2. Environmental Principles• Multiple land use and sustainable utilization t i bl tili ti of minerals• Remediation and rehabilitation of abandoned mines b d d i
  8. 8. EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 270 GUIDING PRINCIPLES3. Social Dev’t Principles• Equitable sharing of economic and social benefits from mining• Promotion of small-scale mining sector as a formal sector• Sustained public awareness campaign and respect for the p g p rights of the communities• Continuous and meaningful consultation process with all stakeholders
  9. 9. IMPLEMENTING TASK - DENR TO TAKE THE LEAD IN FORMULATING MINERALS ACTION PLANS FOR GUIDING PRINCIPLES, WITHIN 90 DAYS FROM E.O.PROCESS OUTPUT - AT LEAST 132 MEETINGS /DISCUSSION SESSIONS - OUTPUT: 57 STRATEGIES/146 MEASURES
  10. 10. IMPLEMENTATION PLAN OF EO 270 INTER-AGENCY TWGValue Adding SSM Ecological Abandoned Econ. & SocialLead: DTI-BOI Lead: DENR-MGB Integrity Mines Benefits Lead: DENR-OUPP Lead: DENR-MGB Lead: NEDA DRAFT MINERAL ACTION PLAN AGENCIES: DENR, DTI, BOI, NEDA, DOST, NAPC, NCIP, DILG, DBM, DOF-BIR, LEAGUES NRDC, NCIP DILG DBM DOF BIR LEAGUES, NRDC PMS
  11. 11. Tedious Permitting ProcessStreamlining of DENR-MGB Procedures DENR-Streamlining of NCIP procedures in theSt li i f d i thissuance of Certification PreconditionFullF ll operationalization of Regional “One-St ti li ti fR i l “One-Stop “OShops” for area clearanceMemorandum of Agreement (MOA) withvarious LGU Leagues/DILG to establishguidelines for the issuance of Proof ofConsultation/Endorsement and withdrawal ofthe same
  12. 12. Mineral Exploration & Investment PromotionFast-Fast-track completion of 1:50,000 QuadrangleGeologic MapIdentification and Proclamation of additionalMineral Reservation areasFully operationalize the MGB’s “StrategicMinerals Information System”, or “ISMIS” System ISMISPreparation of transition policies in view of theSupreme Court recent decision on the MiningActFormulate guidelines and valuation system to g ydetermine best land use
  13. 13. Value-Adding and OptimizationSituational analysis of the current status oflocal mineral-based downstream industries mineral-Information base on market demands,technologies and resources availabilities, availabilitiesincluding manpowerDevelop and institutionalize technicalassistance and training programsIdentify, develop and make available financialincentive schemes and programs
  14. 14. Formalizing the Small-scale Mining SectorIdentify, Assess and Proclaim viable areas for small- small-scale mining operationsStreamline procedures for the issuance of mining andenvironmental permitsDevelop and promote partnership schemes betweenthe large and small-scale miners small-Provide technical assistance to promoteenvironmental protection and site rehabilitationStrengthen enforcement of mining and environmental g grules thru partnerships with LGUs and law enforcersUndertake programs for the upliftment of the socio- socio-economic conditions of the miners and their families
  15. 15. Efficient Technologies & Judicious Extraction Formulate R & D program to improve recoveries and enhance environmental protection Develop and provide trainings and skills- skills- development programs Strengthen linkages with industry, academe industry and other research institutions Identify and develop incentive schemes to promote R & D/environmental-friendly D/environmental- technologies
  16. 16. Environmental Protection & Socio-Economic Enhancement of CommunitiesRationalization of the EIA process & standardsEncourage Third-party audit of mining operations Third-Rationalize existing guidelines on Mine Waste and MillTailings Management systems and standards g g yFully implement the Social Development andManagement Program (SDMP) in all mining operationsFormulate and operationalize financialF l t d ti li fi i lsurety/guarantee schemes for mine rehabilitationProvision of incentives for compliant companiesemploying “Best Practice”
  17. 17. Social Equity from Mining OperationsPromote in-situ payment of applicable mining taxes in-and feesSupport legislative measure for the automatic retentionof LGU share in mineral resources developmentStreamline procedures in the processing of LGUsharesFacilitate flow of information between concernedgovernment agencies and the LGUs t i d th LGUStrengthen inter-agency cooperation in the monitoring inter-of tax and other payments p yReview current incentive schemes for miningoperationsFormulate framework for the management of IProyalties
  18. 18. Environmental ProtectionSituational analysis of the current status oflocal mineral-based downstream industries mineral-Information base on market demands,technologies and resources availabilities, availabilitiesincluding manpowerDevelop and institutionalize technicalassistance and training programsIdentify, develop and make available financialincentive schemes and programs
  19. 19. Sustained Information & Education and Transparency in GovernanceDevelop partnerships among industry, media and other gconcerned organizationsDocument and disseminate “Best Practice” and“Success Stories” in Philippine mining operationsIntensify conduct of fora, lectures, seminars for fora lecturesconcerned stakeholdersConduct regular radio, TV and print media plugs andreleases lDevelop and disseminate various informationmaterials on mineral resources and environmentalprotection Establish and institutionalize stakeholders informationand participation in decision-making decision-
  20. 20. POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF THE MAPCLEAR, STABLE & PREDICTABLE POLICIES Streamlined procedures for mining applications Stable fiscal regime and equitable sharingADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL CONCERNS Rationalize environmental standards Strengthen protection measures and suretiesPROVIDE STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS ON MINERALRESOURCES DEV’T

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