Philippines: Because Of Mining Operations, Lake Bito In Leyte Has Turned Brown
At 7:00 o’clock in the morning, fishermen in Lake Bito, Brgy. Villa Imelda fell down on their knees after seeing that the lake that provides livelihood for them turned brown like a 3 in 1 coffee. This was after Nicua mine operations opened their settling pond where silt flowed straight to the lake.
“We saw right in front of us how the mine waste muddles up with our water. We were caught in shock. The...
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