Tag: Sungai Petani
Persatuan Tindakan Alam Sekitar Sungai Petani says lab tests show high levels of toxic metals dumped near a residential area.
Boy who missed football practice for 3 weeks frustrated over poor air quality.
The inaction over the pollution in Sungai Petani, Kedah, shows that a serious communication problem exists between MPs and their ministers in Putrajaya.
This follows remarks by Johari Abdul that Persatuan Tindakan Alam Sekitar Sungai Petani never asked him for a meeting.
Ahli Parlimen Sungai Petani saran PTAS suarakan kekecewaan kepada Menteri Zuraida Kamaruddin yang mahu buka semula lesen kitar semula.
Johari Abdul also tells group to vent their frustrations to housing minister Zuraida Kamarudin who wants to issue licences to plastic factories.
Residents protesting against pollution have twice been rebuffed, while the executive councillor has not responded.
Journalists pose as plastic exporters, create fake company to convince recycler.
Six companies awaiting approval with new conditions to operate only in designated industrial areas.
Group says illegal plastic recycling factories working at full capacity to clear plastic waste at residents’ peril.
They protest outside factory allegedly causing air pollution.
Bruise marks on body are likely to be from handcuffs and saline drip insertion, says district police chief.
The family claims 21-year-old drug suspect told them he was assaulted by wardens.
The smog, which appears to be coming from a nearby factory, has caused breathing difficulties among students, says PIBG chairman Christina Lai.
Menteri besar difahamkan ada individu menyediakan tanah untuk pembuangan sampah dan mengenakan bayaran RM20.
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.
Group raises concern over health risk as water is treated for consumption in Kedah and Penang.
K Poobalan dipercayai dilanggar kereta api mengakibatkan anggota badannya terputus kepada 4 bahagian.
They say it's unfair to compare the two places as pollution levels in Sungai Petani are between good and moderate.
Members of environmental group say authorities have not heeded their complaints.
Joint operations are being carried out almost every week by the Department of Environment, the Sungai Petani Municipal Council and other agencies, says exco. .
Lydia Ong of PTAS says there has been an increase in patients seeking treatment for respiratory illnesses while a five-year-old girl has been suffering from bronchitis since March.
Persatuan Tindakan Alam Sekitar SP blames illegal recycling factories which it says have been burning plastic waste in their compounds.
Kerajaan negeri akan menubuhkan pasukan petugas bagi mengekang pembuangan haram dan kitar semula haram.