THE House of Representatives has recently approved on third and final reading House Bill 3667, declaring the province of Nueva Vizcaya as a mining-free zone. Speaker and Lone District of Nueva Vizcaya Rep. Carlos Padilla, principal author of the bill, said the enactment of the bill into law would affect not only the present but also the future generation of people in Nueva Vizcaya.
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