Small scale miners and farmers from Compostela Valley Province hold a candle lightning protest in front of the Mines and Geoscience Bureau Region XI office. They are asking government to scrap the Mining Act of 1995, which they say legitimizes environment degradation in mineral-rich areas. (Ace R. Morandante/davaotoday.com)
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