Lynas Plant Contaminated

KUANTAN: Staunch Lynas opponent Fuziah Salleh insists that groundwater near the rare earth refinery contains toxic elements.

The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said elements detected in the groundwater contamination monitoring data from the 2015-2016 Health Impact Assessment provided by Lynas to the executive review committee included nickel, lead and chromium.

“It is ironic that in Malaysia, Lynas has persistently denied that it is the source of serious heavy metal contamination, even though data taken over a 12-month period from September 2015 from its own groundwater monitoring stations have shown otherwise, apart from the month of April,” Fuziah said in a statement on Monday (June 10).

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/06/10/fuziah-contradicts-xavier-says-groundwater-near-lynas-plant-contaminated/#0HW74jM8teZwjYFE.99

~ by Joel Huan on June 11, 2019.

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