KUALA LUMPUR – Seorang penyelidik lapangan Sahabat Alam Sekitar (SAM) hari ini mendakwa Kelantan dikenal pasti sebagai negeri paling teruk dalam penjagaan hutan di Malaysia.
Published: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
In a conference on sustainable forestry held recently, the deputy director-general of the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia, Datuk Nik Mohd Shah, said Malaysia targets to maintain at least 50 per cent forest cover in each state but Selangor – the most developed state in the country – only has 30 per cent forest cover due to rapid development pressure.
“Very often, for the sake of development, and in this case, infrastructural development, trees, especially older and bigger trees, are often removed without much consideration on their functions, especially to the local climate.
KUALITI UDARA KURANG SIHAT
Kualiti udara beberapa kawasan di Lembah Klang pada hari ini telah melebihi bacaan API 100, iaitu tahap kurang sihat.
PETALING JAYA 5 JUN : Kerajaan Negeri Selangor memperuntukkan RM5 juta dalam ‘Geran Selangorku’ pada tahun ini bagi melaksanakan pemeliharaan dan aktiviti penjagaan alam sekitar di negeri ini.
Exco Pelancongan, Hal Ehwal Pengguna dan Alam Sekitar, Elizabeth Wong berkata, geran alam sekitar diberi kepada badan bukan kerajaan (NGO) dan persatuan-persatuan dalam melaksanakan program yang dirancang berkaitan alam sekitar.
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EFFLUENT from sewage treatment plants has been singled out as a major river polluter. Just by sheer numbers alone, sewage treatment plants make up 49% (10,025 facilities) of the total number of water pollution sources found in the country.
In comparison, manufacturing industries make up 44.5% (9,069 sources), according to the Environmental Quality Report 2010 by the Department of Environment.
Date: 3rd Feb 2012
Dear Puan Halimah bt Hassan, Ketua Pengarah, Jabatan Alam Sekitar,
I hope this email finds you well. Below you will find some general comments on the Detailed EIA (DEIA) for the Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road (KLORR) followed by more specific comments and criticisms. I hope that these will help facilitate a constructive decision by the DOE and its review panel.
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The officers from the department conducted a raid on Thursday and found that the sawmill had not submitted documents for licences.
The owner’s son, known only as Kiong, said they would be applying for the licence within a week,