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Gold miners in Kakamega County asked to avoid using Mercury during extraction process

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  • Stakeholders in the mining sector warned of a looming health crisis if the use of mercury which is believed to affect the human nervous system is not regulated.

Gold miners in Kakamega County have been asked to avoid using Mercury during its extraction process to reduce risks posed by the mineral. Stakeholders in the mining sector warned of a looming health crisis if the use of mercury which is believed to affect the human nervous system is not regulated.

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KBC

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