Cimatu insists dolomite poses no health risk
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Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has defended at the House of Representatives the use of dolomite white sand from Cebu’s crushed dolomite rocks to transform Manila Bay’s shoreline into a white-sand beach. He told legislators late Tuesday that the use of crushed dolomite would not pose any hazards, and that dolomite had undergone a technical study negating the health risks on its use. “We are really very sure of the safety of the use of dolomite in that area,” Cimatu said during the budget briefing following the previous warnings from the Department of Health over dolomite’s possible health hazards.
Cruz, M. V. (2020, September 10). Cimatu insists dolomite poses no health risk. Manila Standard, pp. A1, A2.
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