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Lynas PDF: Contaminating water source is a crime - environmental lawyers

Wong Kai Hui

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Modified 24 Feb 2021, 2:11 am

Environmental lawyers have raised their concerns on the Lynas permanent disposal facility (PDF) as contaminating water supply by radioactive or toxic substances is considered a criminal offence.

"Under Section 121(2b) of the Water Supply Services Industry Act 2006, contamination of water supply by radioactive materials or toxic substance is a serious crime," said lawyer Meenakshi Raman (above), who is also Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) president...  

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