New research exposes a crisis in the global trade of “recyclable” plastics

Kuala Lumpur / Hong Kong / Berkeley, USA, 23 April 2019 — Water contamination, crop death, illness, and the open burning of plastic waste have all flooded into Southeast Asia along with the world’s “recycled” plastics, according to a report by GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) with data analysis on the global waste trade from Greenpeace …

CAP and SAM welcome federal government’s clarification about Penang reclamation project

CAP and SAM are relieved to read the clarification by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad that the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not approved the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. We welcome very much the decision of the NPPC not to approve the reclamation project as yet but to give 18 conditions to …

Go ahead for Penang South Reclamation Project is shocking

The Consumers Association Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are shocked and disturbed to learn that the controversial Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project has been given the go-ahead by the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC),with the imposition of 18points of advice (nasihat) to the Penang State Government. We do not know how the PSR …