ENERGY Regulation Board chairperson Reynolds Bowa says no one in Chipata can be faulted for the recent fuel contamination because the commodity was already contaminated when it was delivered. Earlier this month, Bowa said ERB had instituted investigations to establish the circumstances which led to fuel being contaminated at two Mount Meru filling stations in Chipata. But in a follow-up interview, Bowa said the fuel in question was already contaminated when it was being transported to Chipata. He added that there was “some accidental contamination” of the product as it left the delivery depot. “The investigations have been concluded, we are yet to communicate with the authorities as to what really happened. I can’t at this point comment publicly but…...

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