Posted: Thursday, June 17, 2021. 10:25 am CST.
By Zoila Palma: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining issued a statement saying that the Geology and Petroleum Department, in conjunction with the Forest Department, has commenced investigations into the cause of the event occurring in the area of the Sleeping Giant, near St. Margaret’s Village, Hummingbird Highway.
The ministry says that at present the cause or source of the plumes is unknown.
“The investigations will be concluded during the next few days and at that time the public will be informed as to the cause and any actions to be taken,” the ministry stated.
In addition, the public is advised to cease visitation to the area in the interest of safety until the joint investigation is concluded as there may be natural hazards and other safety risks that need to be determined.
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