Secretary Gina Lopez (seated, center) responds to issues posed by Dr. Carlo Arcilla (seated, right), director of the National Institute of Geological Sciences at University of the Philippines Diliman and an oppositor to her confirmation as DENR secretary, about the two Lopez-owned companies, the First Philippine Industrial Corporation and First Balfour. Lopez says that “there are no sacred cows” and that her family’s companies “will be treated just like everyone else.” ###