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Sulawesi nickel plant coats nearby homes in toxic dust

The dust sticks to the community’s plants. People have to scrub clean moringa before consuming the fruit, which is high in protein and other key nutrients.

“It’s brown,” one resident told Mongabay. “If you don’t clean it, it’s toxic to eat.”

…At a meeting with the provincial parliament, Adam told lawmakers on Aug. 29 that local communities likely face significant undocumented health risks…“There are residents who have been coughing for months,” he said…

…“I was not forced to sell my land — but I was forced to sell it,” he said…

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