Filipino miners balk at mining rules

Artisanal miners in the Philippines are accused of causing environmental devastation but the miners vow to resist mining reforms announced by President Benigno Aquino.

The Philippine government wants to close thousands of small-scale mines blamed for environmental devastation, but Reynaldo Elejorde insists his chaotic gold-rush mountain town will survive.

"We will insist that we stay here because this is our only livelihood," said Elejorde.

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