Wednesday, 16 May 2018

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/05/17/mp-pledges-special-committee-to-review-lynas-issue/MP pledges special committee to review Lynas issue

Bernama | May 17, 2018

Bentong MP Wong Tack says the committee will discuss matters including radioactive pollution, waste management and verification of licences owned by Lynas.

Bentong MP Wong Tack says the Lynas issue has dragged on for 10 years now. (File pic)

KUANTAN: Bentong MP Wong Tack has assured that a special committee will soon be set up to review the Lynas issue.

Wong, who is also chairman of Himpunan Hijau, said he was committed to championing the issue which had dragged on for 10 years now.

“The established committee will not only discuss the issue of radioactive pollution by the waste from the Lynas plant, as it was previously focused on by the government.

“The committee will also look into issues on the management of waste, verification of licences owned by Lynas, selection of plant location, health and environment,” he said when met at a press conference at the Semambu state assemblyman’s office here yesterday. Also present were Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh, Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung and Save Malaysia Stop Lynas chairman Tan Bun Teet

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