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Fishers blame firm’s wastes for fish kill
Source: Inquirer News

 

MACARTHUR, Leyte—Residents of Barangay (village) Imelda here are up in arms against a mining firm that they accused of causing a fish kill that affected one of their main sources of income—tilapia-raising. The residents tied a rope across the street at the boundary of Barangays Imelda and Pongon to prevent the heavy equipment of Nicua Mining Corp. from getting near their quarry site in Saloquege Creek, Barangay Pongon.  READ MORE ».