Taiwan: Officials Deny Report on Toxic Land Reclamation Materials
The Taipei City Government has denied allegation that the filler materials being used in a land reclamation project at the Port of Taipei are likely to be pollutans, according to focustaiwan.tw.
The city’s Department of Environmental Protection said it subjects the waste to a variety of inspections, including sample tests for heavy metal residue, before it is used in the reclamation project.
So far, all the waste has passed the tests, the department said.
Dredging Today Staff, January 2, 2012; Image: tpport.gov