When news first emerged that Lynas was mulling to store its radioactive waste in Bukit Ketam, Kuantan last year, both the firm and the Pahang government were out in force to defend the plan.
Now, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Lynas' permanent disposal facility (PDF) has contradicted them.
"The proposed project site is located within the Sungai Riau catchment," said the EIA report. Lynas had yet to respond to a request for comment at the time of writing.
The EIA also outlined...