Sunday, 6 May 2018

Asbestos found around lagoon, beach areas on Kusu Island

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Pieces of debris containing asbestos have been discovered around the lagoon and beach areas on Kusu Island, the Singapore Land Authority said on Friday (May 4).

Public access to the affected areas have been cordoned off and will remain closed until removal works are completed, SLA said, adding that it aims to do this by October, 2018.

Asbestos was not detected at the Da Bo Gong (Tua Pek Kong) temple, wishing well, tortoise sanctuary, temporary hawker centre, and jetty. These areas will remain open to visitors.

The regular scheduled daily ferry services to Kusu Island will also continue.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/asbestos-found-kusu-island-lagoon-beach-10203750

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