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Private Land Timber Permit

Requested from DENR FMB by E. Lopez at 09:17 AM on Nov 03, 2021.
Purpose: Research and reporting purposes.
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 11/01/2021
Tracking no: #DENRFMB-145890404334

Lopez 09:17 AM, Nov 03, 2021

Hi, this is Elyssa Lopez of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. 

I wish to send an FOI request pertaining to private land timber permits issued by the Forest Management Bureau from 2019 to 2021 to Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corp. 

Please let me know if there is anything else I need to submit for my request to be processed. 

Thank you very much. I am looking forward to hearing from your office.

Officer 09:22 AM, Nov 04, 2021

November 4, 2021

Dear Elyssa Lopez,


Thank you for your request dated Nov 03, 2021 09:17:30 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Private Land Timber Permit.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office could not provide  the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact DENR MIMAROPA at <>, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal. You may also contact PENRO Palawan or the CENRO which has jurisriction over the area. 

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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.

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Hi, I am particularly interested in the permits requested by the company for tree-cutting activities within their jurisdiction. Are those requests under your office?

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