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The number of mining and quarrying companies allowed to operate in the Province of Rizal

Requested from DENR by Neil Jayson Servallos at 04:42 PM on Oct 07, 2020.
Purpose: Research and reporting
Date of Coverage: 10/07/2020 - 10/07/2020
Tracking no: #DENR-076516540498

Neil Jayson 04:42 PM, Oct 07, 2020

Good day! I would like to ask for information regarding:

1.) The number of mining and quarrying companies allowed to operate in Rizal province
2.) Identified mining and quarrying sites in the province of Rizal
3.) Status with regards to their compliance with environmental laws; status if activities are still ongoing
4.) List of environmental violations committed in mining/quarry sites in Rizal in the past 10 years and what's been done to address them
4.) Number of mining/quarrying operations in the province shuttered by the government.
October 16, 2020

Dear Neil Jayson,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 07, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of mining and quarrying companies allowed to operate in the Province of Rizal.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have  the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) at (02) 8667-6700 loc. 155 or email at

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site:

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If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Sec. Roy A. Cimatu, DENR Central Office, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, tel. no. 8926-3011, 8929-6626 loc. 2258, Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

JANE G. BAUTISTA                                                                                                    FOI/ Chief Records Officer
Records Management Division
DENR Central Office
Tel. No. (02) 8926-8079
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