WATCH: Sibling reveals Gina Lopez received death threats due to anti-mining crusade
Under her watch, Lopez ordered the closure of 23 mines and the suspension of operations of 5 other firms. But Lopez had to step down as Environment chief after failing to get the approval of the Commission on Appointments.
"May nagre-report sa akin na merong P2 million to have her assassinated," he said. "Nung nalaman ni Gina, natawa lang siya. Sabi niya, 'Bakit P2 million lang?'"
"She doesn't need fame. She doesn't need the money. She doesn't need the glory but she really feels for the people living in the places that were being mined," said Susan Afan, managing director of Lingkod Kapamilya.Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel
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