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The silver lining in Gina Lopez’ rejection as DENR secretary

After nearly two months of wrangling, the Commission on Appointments earlier today (May 3) voted 16-8-1 to reject the nomination of Gina Lopez as Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The defeat abruptly ends Lopez’ tenure as Environment Chief after only ten