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Kedah govt seals off huge illegal dumpsite along Sungai Muda

State government holds an emergency meeting to clean up the illegal dump operating since 2008, found with tonnes of electronic and municipal waste from all over the world.

Impose heavy fines to discourage dumping, Penang exco urges courts

Jagdeep Singh Deo says there were 12 cases since Jan 1 this year compared with just 8 cases over past 4 years.

30 illegal recycling factories sealed in Sungai Petani, says Kedah govt

Joint operations are being carried out almost every week by the Department of Environment, the Sungai Petani Municipal Council and other agencies, says exco. .

Penang landowner fined RM2,000 over waste from China but group questions...

Sahabat Alam Malaysia says environmental crimes should be dealt with more seriously.

Spike in respiratory illness, diarrhoea worry residents near illegal dump

KinraraMas residents want waste to be removed as stench and leachate is causing them to fall ill.

Another dumpsite found as Penang declares war on plastic waste

Thick vegetation over a site near Perai river shows that it has existed unnoticed for some time.

Kedah govt clears giant dumpsite of plastic, electronic waste

State to form task force to curb illegal dumping and recycling.

Hunt on for men who dumped waste into sea from lorry,...

Jagdeep Singh Deo tells assembly the culprits should be be brought to court and charged under the 'harshest of laws'.

Is Port Klang turning into an international dumping ground?

China bans imported plastic rubbish, rogue Malaysian operators grab it.

Unused land in Penang in demand — for use as dumpsites

State exco Abdul Halim Hussain says this follows closure of the Jelutong landfill on island.

Illegal dumping resumes, now Mont Kiara folk fear open burning

Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng says still no action from DBKL after latest complaints filed on landfill near Mont Kiara and Segambut Dalam.

Back to owner: Rep who ‘returns’ rubbish

Balakong assemblyman recently sent a lorryload of trash dumped illegally by the roadside back to a factory – the third time he had returned such garbage back to the owners.