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Agriculture Minister says alleged red sand shortage being investigated and addressed

The Contractors Association of Trinidad and Tobago confirms that it is cooperating with the Estate Management and Business Development Company Limited concerning data on the use of red sand in the sector.

On Thursday Agriculture Minister, Clarence Rambarath, at the weekly post cabinet media briefing stated that the EMBD is liaising with contractors following an alleged shortage of red sand in the country.

In a News Power Now interview, Ramlogan Roopnarinesingh CATT President said the situation is serious and by Wednesday of next week the relevant information will be sent to the EMBD.

Mr Roopnarinesingh said he is aware of action being taken by the state to address the situation but insisted that measures to tackle the situation be treated with a level of urgency.