DENR freezes permits of lumber dealers in Aurora

from Philippine Star by Ding Cervantes:

Amid reports of unabated illegal logging in the remaining forests of the Sierra Madre mountains, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here has stopped the issuance of transport permits to lumber dealers without legitimate logging concessions in Aurora province.

“This is to ensure they (lumber dealers) are not made fronts or market outlets for illegal loggers,” said newly installed Central Luzon DENR executive director Antonio Principe.

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