The silent dangers of quarrying

The silent dangers of quarrying

Quarrying contributes significantly to the Philippines' infrastructure and overall economic development. Notwithstanding its importance, however, it is a major natural resource extractive sector that causes significant environmental problems. And the sooner we understand the nature and extent of its destruction and be able to do something to address it, the better. This brief recommends some initiatives that the government should take for the environmental improvement in the quarrying sector.

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