03mining1webA motorist stops to look at the effect of mining operations in the boundary of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur in kilometer 90 last Thursday (28 July 2016). This is part of the area where the Clarence T. Pimentel Mining Corporation operates. The firm is among seven mining companies now being audited by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, according to Secretary Gina Lopez. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto | Read story