Hold a 'true' public hearing on Lynas, Wong Tack tells ministry

Ng Xiang Yi

Modified 13 Nov 2018, 4:46 am

The public hearing with the executive committee on Lynas’ operations last Sunday was a mere showcase of the regulators' salesmanship, according to Bentong MP Wong Tack.

As such, Wong called for a "true" public hearing session to be held by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry to allow members of the public to air their views on the rare earth refinery operations in the Gebeng Industrial Zone.

“I call upon the minister (Yeo Bee Yin) to look at it (holding a public hearing) one more time. Let NGOs and experts question Lynas and the authorities who are supposed to regulate them...

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