Do Not Turn Malaysia Into A Landfill, Warns Noh

PUTRAJAYA: The government will immediately cancel the approved permits (AP) of companies which failed to comply with regulations on the importation of plastic wastes, said Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar. He said the move was decided after the ministry found that several companies had violated the rules by bringing in solid wastes apart from those approved by the government. He said as much as 400,000 tons of of plastic wastes were brought into Malaysia in a year, thus  making the country a dumping ground for solid wastes.

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