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Activist says quarry will destroy Gunung Baling, MB asks why make noise now

A new quarry in Gunung Baling, Kedah, has allegedly started operating last week even though the preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report pointed out several major issues with the project, Sahabat Alam Sik (SAS) activist Mohd Sobri Ramlee claimed.

One of the main issues is that the quarry is about 900m away from the nearest residential area when there should be at least a 3km buffer zone in between quarries and residential areas, he told Malaysiakini...

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