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Baling floods: Warnings on durian plantation went unheeded - group
Published:  Jul 7, 2022 10:20 AM
Updated: 11:10 AM

An environmental group has complained that repeated warnings about the deforestation around Baling, Kedah - which is widely blamed for the devastating July 4 floods - had gone unheeded.

In a statement, the BEACCH coalition said activists had warned since 2018 that the deforestation to make way for durian plantations on steep hills would cause erosion.

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