Shaken and rattled by quarry blasts

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The Naxxar quarry limits of Mosta is very close to the habitat, about half a kilometre away from homes. According to people living in the vicinity, the quarry blast explosions are causing vibrations to buildings, quite like earthquakes. Apart from this, these explosives used in hard stone quarrying are threatening the stability of valley slopes and damaging the archaeological cart ruts found in the area. These quarry operations are producing air pollution, and dust contamination.
After interviewing some local people, I’ve discovered that lots of reports were made to the police and to the Naxxar and Mosta Local Councils but people living in the area said that no actions have been taken by now. Does anyone measure vibrations within the area of the quarry? Does anyone care about the effects caused to the people living close by? Immediate action is needed.

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