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Is groundwater under Lynas plant high in heavy metals? Yes, but…

Aidila Razak

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Modified 4 Apr 2019, 10:10 am

FACT CHECK | Entrepreneurship Minister Mohd Redzuan Othman’s statement that the controversial Lynas Advanced Material Plant (Lamp) can continue operations has ignited another battle between the facility’s most ardent opponent, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh, and the Australian firm.

The contention is this - Fuziah said it's not about radioactivity, but heavy metals.

She added that the content in the groundwater under the Lynas facility has spiked since it started operation and it is endangering the people of Gebeng who access drinking water from wells...

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