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Red flag over bauxite mining - NGO warns of risks due to lax enforcement

Low Choon Chyuan

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Modified 21 Jul 2021, 5:26 am

An environmental NGO has called for the moratorium on bauxite mining in Pahang to be extended, noting how such activities in the past resulted in a “Martian environment”.

“We all know that enforcement of rules is not a well-carried out procedure in this country,” said Peka vice-president Sophine Tan.

She warned that unless all guidelines set out by the International...

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