Environment Secretary Regina Paz Lopez (left) presents  to Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev (2nd to the left) and his associate, the adverse impact of mining on the environment during their courtesy visit Thursday (August 11) to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Quezon City. The visit of H.E. Khovaev aims to explore possible cooperation between the two countries on natural resources management and development, including mine rehabilitation. ###