The Ministry of Labour has given the all clear to the quality of air near Zygi, where a massive explosion of munitions took place on July 11 at a nearby naval base.

The Department of Labour announced Monday that the results of measurements monitoring the quality of air at Zygi show that the hourly concentration of particulates (PM10) is between 28 and 79 mg/m3, the hourly concentration of sulfur dioxide (SO2) is below 2 mg/m3 and the hourly concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is below 27 mg/m3.

According to the Department of Labour, the daily limit value for PM10 is 50 mg/m3, while the hourly limit for SO2 is 350 mg/m3 and 200 mg/m3 for NO2.

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