After 2 decades of Marcopper collapsed, shocking story revealed

Written by Abdon M. Balde Jr. I was listening to new DENR Sec Gina Lopez on TV the other day talk about mining, and my memories were revived about our sad experience in the country’s biggest mining disaster in Marcopper, Marinduque where Canada’s Placer Dome and the Marcos family conspired to earn billions of dollars at the expense of the environment and the residents of Santa Cruz, Marinduque: 1. The construction company that I was working for (which was then owned by American Cement) was contracted by the Canadian mining…