Lynas should stop misleading information about its radioactive wastes

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) state that Lynas should stop misleading the public about its wastes. We say this in response to Lynas Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. that our statement carried in the media today “is factually inaccurate” when we said that the wastes from the water leached purification (WLP) process should …

Penang State must make public findings of investigations into Jalan Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) call on the Penang state government to make public its findings into the Jalan Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy and to disclose the conditions under which works are being allowed to proceed. This call is made in the wake of works being allowed to proceed …

Sole surviving mangrove forest on government land in Batu Maung turned dump site

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked that the sole surviving mangrove forest on government land in the middle of Pekan Baru Batu Maung and adjacent to the Bayan Lepas Industrial Park is threatened by irresponsible dumping of waste. Subsequently, the brackish river flowing through the mangrove forest here is inevitably polluted by leachates …