07 Mar '12, 7am

Lynas: A ticking time bomb? By Joint Action Group for Gender Equality

By Joint Action Group for Gender Equality | March 07, 2012 The Malaysian Insider MARCH 7 — The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) gave our support for the Himpunan Hijau 2.0 protest of February 26. We joined thousands of our fellow Malaysians in calling for an immediate cancellation of the proposed Lynas rare earth plant. We understand that this plant would involve the production and handling of radioactive waste materials that are highly toxic and not easily disposed of. Moreover, public concerns about the plant have not been addressed nor have adequate measures been taken to ensure that the plant’s operations pose no threat to the residents of Gebeng and its surroundings. While we are heartened to see that Malaysians are increasingly mindful of and willing to speak up on issues of public interest, we are disappointed with the government’s dismissive attitude to...

Full article: http://blog.limkitsiang.com/2012/03/07/lynas-a-ticking-ti...

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